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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 123311
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-34-200 Seneca
Owner/operator:Howard S. Bobb t/a Pacific Piper
Registration: N41564
MSN: 34-7450135
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Palo Alto Airport, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Norman Y. Mineta San Josť International Airport, San Jose, California
Destination airport:Palo Alto Airport, Palo Alto, California (KPAO)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Written off (destroyed) 29 August 1977 when crashed at Palo Alto Airport, Palo Alto, California: according to the official NTSB report into the accident: "Student pilot attempted go-around during flare below VMC. Student pilot misjudged distance and speed; instructor pilot in command - inadequate supervision of flight". All three person on board (student pilot, instructor and examiner) survived uninjured

Registration N41564 cancelled by the FAA on November 3, 1977


1. NTSB Identification: OAK77FVM26 at
2. FAA:

Revision history:

30-Nov-2016 22:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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