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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 241396
Last updated: 28 November 2020
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Date:13-SEP-2020
Time:14:32 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172I Skyhawk
Owner/operator:HARRIER AVIATION LLC
Registration: N8488L
C/n / msn: 17256688
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mississippi River near Grey Cloud Island, MN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:South St Paul Municipal Richard E Fleming field, MN (KSGS)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The aircraft impacted the waters of the Mississippi river in Cottage Grove, Minnesota. The airplane's destroyed wreckage was located and the three people onboard were presumably fatally injured.
The wreckage is in water over 70 feet deep.

The identity of the aircraft has been confirmed. The NTSB reported the plane to be a Cessna 172I. Local media reported it departed Fleming field about 14:00 hour. Flight tracking records show N8488L, a Cessna 172I departing Fleming Field at 14:28. Last tracking data stop over the Mississippi River at 14:32.

Sources:

https://www.startribune.com/crews-recovering-downed-plane-in-mississippi-river-in-southeast-metro/572403042/
https://kbjr6.com/2020/09/14/crews-search-mississippi-river-for-overdue-plane/
https://www.asias.faa.gov/apex/f?p=100:96:8026048782534::::P96_ENTRY_DATE,P96_MAKE_NAME,P96_FATAL_FLG:15-SEP-20,CESSNA
https://kstp.com/news/authorities-searching-for-missing-aircraft-in-southeast-metro/5861238/
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N8488L/history/20200913/1928Z/KSGS/L%2044.78134%20-92.97589


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Sep-2020 08:09 gerard57 Added
14-Sep-2020 11:25 gerard57 Updated [Destination airport, Source]
14-Sep-2020 16:05 Geno Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
14-Sep-2020 18:29 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
14-Sep-2020 19:12 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
14-Sep-2020 19:17 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Sep-2020 20:13 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
15-Sep-2020 18:19 Anon. Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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