Accident Piper PA-28 Cherokee N5343W,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 12885
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Date:Saturday 15 August 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-28 Cherokee
Owner/operator:Alta Flying Club Inc
Registration: N5343W
MSN: 28-401
Year of manufacture:1962
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Lake Athabaska, Saskatchewan -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
flew into lake in descending normal flight attitude-faa report. Trying to avoid descending clouds and bad weather. Pilot was killed, passenger survived. Swam to shore with badly bruised ankles and was rescued 3 days later. - Canadian Accident Report

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: UNK64X3386
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


NTSB - Canada TCCA

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
07-Jan-2022 17:41 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]

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