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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145317
Last updated: 24 January 2017
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Date:27-APR-2012
Time:16:44
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUSK model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aviat A-1B Husky (float plane)
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N388AS
C/n / msn: 2245
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Lay Lake, near Sylacauga, AL -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lay Lake, AL
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America
Narrative:
During takeoff from Lay Lake, west of Sylacauga, Alabama, the aircraft, an Aviat A-1B Husky (float plane), stalled, clipped a tree and impacted terrain, sustaining substantial damage.

The pilot on board the aircraft was seriously injured and the passenger received minor injuries.

Sources:

http://www.wtvm.com/story/17861033/2-hurt-in-ala-plane-crash-in-talladega-county
http://www.wsfa.com/story/17859703/plane-crash-in-talladega-county
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120428X12401&key=1

http://e1.photos.flightcdn.com/photos/retriever/88ab657df48defbcdcbe8958beb467982a7313c8 (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Apr-2012 23:01 Geno Added
28-Apr-2012 04:21 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
10-May-2012 23:20 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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