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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40633
Last updated: 10 August 2019
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Date:14-AUG-1986
Time:19:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic L8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Luscombe 8F
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N2122B
C/n / msn: 6549
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Marble Canyon, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Page, AZ (PGA)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WITNESSES RPRTD THAT PRIOR TO THE ACDNT, THE PLT MADE A LOW PASS OVER A RAFT ON THE COLORADO RIVER TO 'WAVE HIS WINGS' AT THE RAFTING GROUP. RPRTDLY, HE WAS ATTEMPTING TO REVERSE HIS DIRECTION WHEN THE ACFT SUDDENLY CRASHED IN THE RIVER. A SEARCH WAS INITIATED, BUT THE WRECKAGE & OCCUPANTS WERE NOT RECOVERED UNTIL NEARLY 3 MONTHS LATER. NO PREIMPACT MECHANICAL PROBLEM WITH THE ACFT WAS FOUND. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X34523


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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