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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2412
Last updated: 17 March 2021
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Date:20-FEB-2008
Time:18:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172
Owner/operator:Iraqi Air Force
Registration: YI-138
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Sebring, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Miami, FL
Narrative:
The Cessna 172 had mechanical problems and landed on a rural road north of Lake Okeechobee. It was one of 18 planes being ferried to Miami. At Miami they were being shipped to Iraq.
Cessna spokesman Doug Oliver said the plane flew from Miami, where a diesel engine had been installed, to an undisclosed location in the Tampa area, where it was painted. On the return flight to Miami, the aircraft had engine trouble and made the emergency landing.

Sources:

Miami Herald
Tampa Bay Online


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Feb-2008 12:09 harro Added

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