Accident Cessna 172P N55475,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36133
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Date:Sunday 7 January 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172P
Owner/operator:Gulf Aircraft Leasing Inc
Registration: N55475
MSN: 17275189
Year of manufacture:1981
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:10 km S of Nassau -   Bahamas
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Fresh Creek, Andros Island (MYAF)
Destination airport:Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS/MYNN)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
On January 7 1996 while en route from Fresh Creek, Andros Island to Nassau, Bahamas, the pilot advised ATC that he was losing control. The aircraft failed to arrive at Nassau and was later found to have crashed into the sea. The accident happened in daylight (08:00 EDT) but in IMC. The aircraft was operating under a VFR flight plan.


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Revision history:

24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
02-Mar-2016 01:47 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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