Accident Piper PA-32R-301T Turbo Saratoga SP N8047S,
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Date:Sunday 14 April 2024
Time:c. 17:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P32R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-32R-301T Turbo Saratoga SP
Registration: N8047S
MSN: 32R-8229025
Year of manufacture:1981
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:off Torrance, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Santa Monica Airport, CA (SMO/KSMO)
Destination airport:Long Beach Airport, CA (LGB/KLGB)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Piper PA-32R-301T Turbo Saratoga SP, N8047S, sustained substantial damage following a loss of engine power and a ditching into the ocean off Torrance, California.
The pilot and his dog were able to swim to shore.

Sources: (photo)


Revision history:

15-Apr-2024 04:06 RobertMB Added
15-Apr-2024 23:52 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Apr-2024 13:04 Captain Adam Updated [Location, Narrative]

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