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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220459
Last updated: 8 November 2019
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Date:02-JAN-2019
Time:afternoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic SREY model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Progressive Aerodyne SeaRey
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N24YD
C/n / msn: 1DK427C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:American River, Sacramento, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft, an experimental Jarrett built Searey, landed on river with wheels down and was submerged in the waters of the American River near Discovery Park in Sacramento, California. The amphibious airplane sustained unreported but apparent substantial damage and the one occupants onboard received serious injuries. The pilot suffered minor injuries. The female passengers died two weeks later from the injuries sustained in the crash.

Sources:

https://www.abc10.com/article/news/local/small-airplane-crashes-into-american-river/103-27d6bdf4-6b87-4d84-ba54-f7705ce88a26
https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2019/01/03/pilot-recounts-underwater-escape/#.XC80GqHumM8.twitter
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https://www.google.com/maps/place/Discovery+Park,+1600+Garden+Hwy,+Sacramento,+CA+95833/@38.6057626,-121.50348,16z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x809ac336aaaaaaab:0x5bb59bbf2770e000?hl=en-us&gl=us
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=24YD%20
https://photovault.com/445189

https://searey.us/?


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jan-2019 21:17 Geno Added
02-Jan-2019 21:26 Geno Updated [Source]
02-Jan-2019 23:11 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Damage]
03-Jan-2019 00:36 Geno Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
03-Jan-2019 06:41 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
03-Jan-2019 09:17 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
04-Jan-2019 10:39 Iceman 29 Updated [Phase, Nature, Embed code, Narrative]
04-Jan-2019 11:15 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
20-Jan-2019 08:39 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]

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