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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235654
Last updated: 6 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic G44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-44 Widgeon
Owner/operator:Natron Air Inc
Registration: N91040
C/n / msn: 1267
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Anchorage-Merrill Field Airport, AK (MRI/PAMR) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Wasilla Airport, AK (WWA/PAWS)
Destination airport:Anchorage-Merrill Field, AK (MRI/PAMR)
The FAA reported that an aircraft with three persons on board experienced a gear-up landing in Anchorage, Alaska.

The registration and aircraft type reported by the FAA (Aerostar RX8, N91047) are erroneous as the RX8 is a hot air balloon.
At the reported incident time (17:47) a Grumman G-44 Widgeon amphibious aircraft with a similar registration mark (N91040) landed at Merrill Field Airport (MRI/PAMR), Anchorage, Alaska. Merrill Tower frequency recordings confirm that an aircraft using the abbreviated callsign '040' was involved in a mishap at the airport and needed assistance.

This aircraft departed Merrill Field some two hours later, according to flight tracking data,


* Registration Unconfirmed:,P96_MAKE_NAME,P96_FATAL_FLG:01-MAY-20,AEROSTAR (photo)

Revision history:

01-May-2020 23:55 Geno Added
02-May-2020 16:10 MickB Updated [Aircraft type]
02-May-2020 16:21 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Nature, Narrative]
02-May-2020 16:29 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
02-May-2020 16:34 harro Updated [Location]
02-May-2020 16:35 harro Updated [Narrative]
02-May-2020 21:26 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source]

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