ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68802
Last updated: 17 April 2014
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Date:09-OCT-2009
Time:21:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney 20C
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N2558Y
C/n / msn: 3267
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 miles southwest of Cape Sable, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:KVDF
Destination airport:KMTH
Narrative:
Mooney 20C lost power, ditched in open water at night, all 3 persons on board were uninjured in the crash. Clung to a lobster buoy for 12 hours, and were found at 09:50 after a 12 hour search.
Lots of Jelly Fish stings - but all survived. Aircraft sank.

Sources:
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/florida/sfl-coast-guard-rescue-101009,0,4867055.story


Revision history:

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10-Oct-2009 23:21 robbreid Added
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