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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170681
Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Date:26-JUL-1959
Time:morning
Type:Silhouette image of generic J3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper J-3C / L-4J Cub
Owner/operator:private
Registration: HB-OCG
MSN: 13039
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Langenargen -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Basel LFSB
Destination airport:Friedrichshafen ?
Narrative:
Two seater airplane crashed into lake Bodensee. German pilot (35).
Left Basle at 8:30 LOC, flew circles at an altude of 100 to 150 feet about 300 feet from Langenargen, then suddenly crashed into the lake and sank immediately. Only a wheel was found later.

Sources:

Passauer Neue Presse 28 July 1959, p2
http://http://scriptorium.bcu-lausanne.ch/: Nouvelle Revue de Lausanne 173, 27.7.1959, p.3


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Oct-2014 21:17 TB Added
26-Oct-2014 21:49 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
25-Sep-2015 05:52 sparrow9 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Aug-2019 15:57 A.J.Scholten Updated [Cn, Source]
05-May-2021 19:18 sparrow9 Updated [Cn]
06-Jun-2021 15:46 TB Updated [Source]

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