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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 9733
Last updated: 18 June 2020
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Date:12-MAR-1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic COUR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Helio H-295 Super Courier
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N5459E
C/n / msn: 1202
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Between Flushing, NY, and Boston, MA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Flushing, NY (FLU/KFLU)
Destination airport:Boston, MA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Missing 12 March 1970 whilst on a flight between Flushing, New York, and Boston, Mass. Presumably ditched/crashed into the Western Atlantic Ocean off the east coast of the United States.

Last communication was when the aircraft was vectored by radar to Bayville International Airport. Aircraft presumed destroyed and pilot pilot killed, as no trace of the aircraft or the pilot was ever found

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: NYC70AN099 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=4113&key=0
2. http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=5459E


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
26-Nov-2010 14:16 TB Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
02-Mar-2015 17:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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