ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36998
Last updated: 19 April 2014
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Date:23-MAY-1991
Time:1432
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Owner/operator:Savco Flying
Registration: N73186
C/n / msn: 17267313
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Marathon, FL (MTH)
Destination airport:Hollywood, FL (HWO)
Narrative:
THE PLT DEPARTED MARATHON, FLORIDA EN ROUTE TO HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA. A VFR FLIGHT PLANE WAS FILED BUT NOT ACTIVATED. THE PLT REPORTED ON GUARD FREQUENCY 'I'VE GOT NO OIL PRESSURE, I'AM GOING TO DITCH'. A SEARCH WAS INITIATED BY U.S. COAST GUARD AND TERMINATED 2 DAYS LATER. THE PLT'S FLIGHT BAG WASHED ASHORE. NO AIRPLANE WRECKAGE WAS SIGHTED. THE PLT IS PRESUMED DEAD. CAUSE: THE LOSE OF ENGINE POWER FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS WHICH RESULTED IN A FORCED LANDING AND DITCHING IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN.

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001212X17079


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