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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43701
Last updated: 17 January 2021
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Date:24-AUG-2007
Time:13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Socata TB20 Trinidad
Owner/operator:Blue Skies Aviation LLC
Registration: N96DF
C/n / msn: 1059
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Cheboygan, MI -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Mackinac Island, MI (MCD)
Destination airport:Bad Axe, MI (BAX)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The instrument rated private pilot departed from an island based airport on a visual flight rules (VFR) cross country flight to see the coastline and scenery. Known low clouds and marginal VFR conditions prevailed at the time of departure. The pilot was found in the straits near the island and some airplane parts washed up on a mainland shore. The airplane and passenger have not been found to date.
Probable Cause: Undetermined.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20070905X01314&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
04-Dec-2017 18:48 ASN Update Bot Updated [Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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