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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 5602
Last updated: 10 August 2020
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Date:04-JUL-1970
Time:17:29
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N2855S
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Long Island Sound, near Westbrook, CT -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Farmingdale, NY (FRG/KFRG)
Destination airport:Block Island,RI (BID/KBID)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Written off July 4 1970: went missing en route between Farmingdale, New York, and Block Island, Rhode Island. Aircraft believed to have ditched and sank into Long Island Sound near Westbrook, CT. Pilot and passengers bodies later recovered. Pilot transmitted radio message stating that the aircraft was out of fuel.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=2837&key=0


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
19-Jun-2014 05:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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