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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36133
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:07-JAN-1996
Time:08:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172P
Owner/operator:Gulf Aircraft Leasing Inc
Registration: N55475
C/n / msn: 17275189
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:10 km S of Nassau -   Bahamas
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Fresh Creek, Andros Island (MYAF)
Destination airport:Nassau, Bahamas (MYNN)
Narrative:
On January 7 1996 while en route from Fresh Creek, Andros Island to Nassau, Bahamas, the pilot advised ATC that he was losing control. The aircraft failed to arrive at Nassau and was later found to have crashed into the sea. The accident happened in daylight (08:00 EDT) but in IMC. The aircraft was operating under a VFR flight plan.

Sources:

1. NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001208X05183
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=55475
2. http://www.ascendworldwide.com/download/Cust/WAAS167_Complete.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
02-Mar-2016 01:47 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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