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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 130844
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P28R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28R
Owner/operator:Bush Aviation
Registration: N7573J
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Atlantic Ocean off the Bahamas -   Bahamas
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Abaco, Bahamas
Destination airport:Eleuthera, Bahamas
During descent to Eleuthera, Bahamas, engine failed without warning. Pilot switched fuel tanks, believing engine failure to be due to fuel starvation. He then attempted to re-start the engine, without success, and was forced to ditch the aircraft into the Altantic Ocean

Sources: [NTSB Identification: MIA72DKT82]

Revision history:

08-Jan-2012 15:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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