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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225048
Last updated: 21 September 2019
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Date:12-MAY-2019
Time:c. 19:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft V35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:Evergreen Exploration LLC
Registration: N1561Z
C/n / msn: D-8442
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Lake Michigan, 4 miles west of Frankfort, MI -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Ontonagon County Schuster Field, MI (KOGM)
Destination airport:Frankfort Dow Memorial Field, MI (KFKS)
Narrative:
The aircraft declared an emergency over Lake Michigan and it subsequently went missing while on approach to Frankfort Dow Memorial Field (FKS). Search operations for he aircraft and the two occupants on board are underway.
As on 17 May 2019 both occupants still had not been found, they are deemed to have died in the crash.

Sources:

https://www.wilx.com/content/news/US-Coast-Guard-looking-for-missing-plane-over-Lake-Michigan-509836101.html
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N1561Z/history/20190512/2215Z/KOGM/KFKS
https://www.asias.faa.gov/apex/f?p=100:95:::NO::P95_EVENT_LCL_DATE,P95_LOC_CITY_NAME,P95_REGIST_NBR:12-MAY-19,FRANKFORT,N1561Z
http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000919159.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-May-2019 10:18 gerard57 Added
13-May-2019 10:47 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-May-2019 17:58 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
13-May-2019 18:25 Captain Adam Updated [Phase, Nature, Narrative]
13-May-2019 19:34 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
13-May-2019 19:35 Geno Updated [Departure airport]
18-May-2019 04:56 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]

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