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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39097
Last updated: 13 November 2019
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Date:06-JAN-1983
Time:16:00
Type:Teal TSC-1A
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N2004T
C/n / msn: 4
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Port Sulphur, LA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ENG LOST POWER DURING A PULL-UP FROM A LOW PASS OVER THE ARPT. THE PLT MADE A FORCED LANDING IN THE ICY MISSISSIPPI RIVER WITH THE GEAR DOWN. THE AMPHIBIAN STRUCK A SUBMERGED OBJECT IN THE RIVER & FLIPPED OVER. THE PLT & PAX ATTEMPTED TO SWIM TO SHORE BUT DUE TO THE EXCEEDINGLY COLD WATER TEMPERATURE ONLY THE PLT REACHED THE BANK OF THE RIVER. THE PAX IS MISSING & PRESUMED DROWNED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X41991


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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