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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226250
Last updated: 15 July 2019
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Date:16-JUN-2019
Time:11:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-11 Cub Special
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N209H
C/n / msn: 11-500
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Tulloch, Calaveras County, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Columbia Airport, CA (COA/O22)
Destination airport:Modesto Municipal Airport, CA (MOD/KMOD)
Narrative:
The aircraft struck power lines and impacted the waters of Lake Tulloch under unknown circumstances and sunk in 150 feet deep in Calaveras County, California.
The aircraft sustained substantial damage and the sole pilot on board was fatally injured.

“They told us the plane was coming in, doing a fly by to say hello to their family, like it was pre-scheduled,” Witness said.

Sources:

https://www.modbee.com/news/local/article231726798.html
https://www.mymotherlode.com/news/local/772988/plane-crash-in-lake-tulloch.html
https://www.kcra.com/article/authorities-respond-to-reported-plane-crash-in-calaveras-county/28056881
https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2019/06/16/search-pilot-plane-crash-lake-tulloch/
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=209H

http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000633884.html (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jun-2019 19:58 Captain Adam Added
16-Jun-2019 20:59 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]
17-Jun-2019 01:18 RobertMB Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Source, Damage]
17-Jun-2019 11:35 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
17-Jun-2019 11:36 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
19-Jun-2019 21:07 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Jun-2019 01:51 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
20-Jun-2019 01:56 RobertMB Updated [Departure airport]

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