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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 221600
Last updated: 17 February 2019
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Date:05-FEB-2019
Time:18:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Flying Academy Los Angeles
Registration: N20556
C/n / msn: 17261391
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Near Morongo Valley, San Bernardino County, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:El Monte Airport, CA (EMT/KEMT)
Destination airport:Las Vegas-North Air Terminal, NV (VGT/KVGT)
Narrative:
The aircraft impacted a canyon near Morongo Valley approx 12 miles north-northwest of the Palm Springs International Airport shortly after take off in Bernardino County, CA. The aircraft sustained unreported damage and the pilot and passenger died.

Sources:

https://www.desertsun.com/story/news/traffic/2019/02/06/plane-crash-near-morongo-valley-closing-part-highway-62/2788438002/
https://www.kesq.com/news/plane-crashes-near-morongo-valley/1003339621
https://patch.com/california/palmdesert/second-body-pulled-plane-crash-near-palm-springs
FAA
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=N20556%20
https://www.airliners.net/photo/Flying-Academy/Cessna-172M-Skyhawk/5095717


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Feb-2019 16:58 Captain Adam Added
06-Feb-2019 17:00 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Source, Damage]
06-Feb-2019 18:19 harro Updated [Date]
06-Feb-2019 20:33 Geno Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
07-Feb-2019 12:49 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
09-Feb-2019 01:24 Geno Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
11-Feb-2019 20:29 MikeF Updated [Location, Narrative]

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