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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 124412
Last updated: 1 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-32
Owner/operator:Dixon Co
Registration: N5589J
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Atlantic Ocean, 80 miles North of San Juan, Peurto Rico -   Puerto Rico
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Fort Lauderdale, Florida (FLL/KFLL)
Destination airport: Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU/TJ
Investigating agency: NTSB
Written off (destroyed) November 10, 1968 when ditched into the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 80 miles north of San Juan, Puerto Rico, due to engine failure. The pilot (the sole person on board) survived, but the aircraft sank and was not recovered.


1. NTSB Identification: MIA69D0232 at

Revision history:

18-May-2016 18:18 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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