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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 6702
Last updated: 12 April 2019
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Date:30-APR-1978
Time:daytime
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N1GH
C/n / msn: 17261288
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:off US East Coast near Dillon, South Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Dillon County Airport, South Carolina (DLL/KDLC)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Presumed Written off (damaged beyond repair) and the 40-year-old pilot (sole person on board) Killed. Aircraft damage & injury index presumed, as the aircraft went missing off the east coast of the United Ststes on a flight leaving Dillon County Airport, Dillon, South Carolina (DLL/KDLC), whilst flying in thunderstorm conditions. On April 30, 1978, Cessna 172 N1GH took off from Dillon, and was never seen again...

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: MIA78DA083
2. http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=1GH
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dillon_County_Airport


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
24-Jan-2015 00:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
24-Jan-2015 00:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Narrative]

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