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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 126481
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:15-DEC-1965
Time:18:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-32-260
Owner/operator:Skycraft Design Inc
Registration: N3341W
C/n / msn: 32-180
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Esler Field, 10nm NE of Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Esler Field, Alexandria, Louisiana (ESF/KESF)
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) December 15, 1965 when crashed on final approach to Esler Field, 10 nautical miles north east of Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana. The pilot (the sole person on board) survived, although serious injuries were sustained. Aircraft reportedly flew into trees in fog, due to "improper IFR operation" when flying on instruments only due to fog, rain, and a low cloud base.

Registration N3341W cancelled by the FAA as "revoked" January 14, 1977

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: FTW66F0466 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=72436&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=3341W
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:https://aircraft-data.com/N3341W]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Sep-2017 15:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Sep-2017 15:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]

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