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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 72326
Last updated: 4 October 2020
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Date:17-JUN-2006
Time:09:58 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172R Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N872CP
C/n / msn: 17280713
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Atlantic Ocean off St. John´s, Newfoundland and Labrador -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:St. John´s, NL
Destination airport:Azores
Narrative:
The Cessna 172, N872CP, had departed St. John's International Airport at 0822z for a ferry flight to Santa Maria Airport, Azores. At approximately 120NM southeast of St. John's, time 0912Z, the pilot reported that there was a fuel transfer problem with aircraft. The pilot then declared an emergency and requested to return to St. John's. A few minutes later the pilot reported that he was unable to maintain altitude and was orbiting a ship. The aircraft ditched into the ocean at 0958Z. At 1025Z Halifax RCC reported to Gander ACC that the pilot had been picked up by a tanker ship "TOMSK" and that medical assistance was not required. The ship was enroute to Providence Rhode Island where the pilot is to be dropped off.

Sources:

CADORS 2006A0427


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Feb-2010 13:03 slowkid Added
04-Feb-2010 13:05 slowkid Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source]
15-Apr-2016 18:40 Anon. Updated [Cn]

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