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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121783
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Date:17-APR-2011
Time:2:52 p.m.
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150M
Owner/operator:Flying 64th Inc.
Registration: N9188U
C/n / msn: 15078139
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Fort Loudoun Lake, TN -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Knoxville Downtown Island Airport - KDKX
Destination airport:Knoxville Downtown Island Airport - KDKX
Narrative:
A pilot practicing touch-and-go landings at Knoxville Downtown Island Airport (KDKX), TN, escaped serious injury today when his plane crashed into Fort Loudoun Lake, TN, authorities said.

According to the Knoxville Police Department, the pilot, whose identity had not been released, was practicing landings at 2:52 p.m. at the airport east of downtown when the plane’s engine failed and the aircraft plunged into the lake. The pilot was the only one aboard the plane.

The pilot, who was pulled to safety by nearby boaters, told officers he was uninjured but was taken to an area hospital as a precautionary measure.

The plane sunk to the bottom.


Sources:

http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2011/apr/17/plane-crashes-fort-loudoun-lake-pilot-escapes-inju/
https://www.faa.gov/data_research/accident_incident/preliminary_data/events01/media/07_9188U.txt


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Apr-2011 15:57 gerard57 Added
18-Apr-2011 02:31 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
18-Apr-2011 15:32 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
18-Apr-2011 15:34 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]

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