Incident Cessna 172RG Cutlass RG N5143U,
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Date:Tuesday 29 August 2023
Time:c. 14:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172RG Cutlass RG
Owner/operator:Alpha Vesselco LLC
Registration: N5143U
MSN: 172RG0256
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Vermilion Bay, LA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:SU
Departure airport:Houma-Terrebonne Airport, LA (HUM/KHUM)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Cessna 172RG Cutlass RG suffered an engine failure during a fish spotting flight and ditched into to the waters of Vermilion Bay, Louisiana.
The pilot was not injured and the aircraft sank.

Sources:

https://www.theadvocate.com/acadiana/news/crime_police/pilot-safe-after-plane-crashes-in-vermilion-bay/article_c433e070-46b7-11ee-b119-33f94c82428e.html
https://www.katc.com/news/vermilion-parish/pilot-uninjured-after-plane-crashes-in-vermilion-bay
https://registry.faa.gov/AircraftInquiry/Search/NNumberResult?nNumberTxt=N5143U
https://www.flightaware.com/live/flight/N5143U/history/20230829/1730Z/KHUM/L%2029.64456%20-92.02477
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Aug-2023 00:56 Geno Added
30-Aug-2023 04:24 RobertMB Updated

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