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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174487
Last updated: 19 May 2020
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Date:01-APR-1955
Time:19:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic RC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Republic RC-3 Seabee
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N6095K
C/n / msn: 278
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:15 mi E of Aruba -   Aruba
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Miami
Destination airport:Aruba via Port-au-Prince
Narrative:
Ditched after getting lost and running out of fuel. Occupants rescued 21 hours later by the italian freighter Acheo. Airplane type as "Scabbe" and "Public Seabee" in newspapers.

Sources:

El Litoral 3 April 1955, p1
A Noite 4 April 1955, p4
Amigoe di Curacao : weekblad voor de Curacaosche eilanden
06-04-1955
https://resolver.kb.nl/resolve?urn=ddd:010404555:mpeg21:a0044


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Mar-2015 18:03 TB Added
19-Nov-2019 13:38 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
02-Feb-2020 18:43 Cobar Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]

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