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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 11671
Last updated: 21 November 2018
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Date:28-DEC-1976
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-23 Aztec
Owner/operator:Valley Air Service Inc
Registration: N4573P
C/n / msn: 27-82
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Atlantic Ocean, between Anguilla and Beef Island -   British Virgin Islands
Phase: En route
Nature:International Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Anguilla, West Indies (AXA/TQPF)
Destination airport:Beef Island,West Indies (EIS/TUPJ)
Narrative:
Written off 28.12.76 when went missing en route between Anguilla and Beef Island, two islands in the West Indies. Damage to and injury to the six persons on board index presumed, as no trace of the wreckage was ever found. The NTSB report notes that there were severe thunderstorms in the area at the time that the Aztec was last seen on radar

Sources:

1. https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=56038&key=0
2. http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?nNumberTxt=4573P
3. http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac3/Exec%20Aviation/Piper%20PA-23-250%20Aztec.html
4. http://www.bermuda-triangle.org/html/missing_aircraft_in_the_bermud.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
04-Jun-2014 03:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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