ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 148257
Last updated: 18 April 2014
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Date:31-AUG-2012
Time:15:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic CH7B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
American Champion 7GCBC Citabria
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N57511
C/n / msn: 529-73
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Off Kachemak Bay, opposite Homer, Alaska -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The pilot and lone occupant of a floatplane that struck power lines across Kachemak Bay from Homer died when the plane crashed.
The wreckage was found in shallow water on the east side of the river, whose mouth is between China Poot and Neptune bays,
Low ceilings and visibility were reported in the area at the time of the accident.


Sources:
http://www.adn.com/2012/08/31/2607270/homer-pilot-dies-when-floatplane.html#storylink=rss

http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/N57511.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Sep-2012 01:42 gerard57 Added
01-Sep-2012 02:58 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
01-Sep-2012 09:03 gerard57 Updated [Registration]
02-Sep-2012 00:06 Geno Updated [Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
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