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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 6549
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N
Owner/operator:Superstition Air Service
Registration: N6250D
MSN: 17272665
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Near Mesa, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:FFZ
Destination airport:FFZ
The aircraft was flying low over the Verde River in a canyon when it struck and became entangled in electrical cables. The aircraft continued on, still wrapped in cables, before crashing during a forced landing attempt. One passenger was fatally injured; the pilot and another two passengers survived with injuries.



Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
07-Apr-2019 18:38 PiperOnslaught Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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