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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13918
Last updated: 26 May 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk
Owner/operator:Sun Valley Aviation
Registration: N9320T
C/n / msn: 38-78A0030
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Bellevue, Blaine County, Idaho -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Friedman Memorial Airport, Hailey, Idaho (SUN/LSUN)
Destination airport:Friedman Memorial Airport, Hailey, Idaho (SUN/LSUN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Written off (destroyed) 14-07-1979: aircraft was engaged in a solo training flight. Per the NTSB report, the aircraft was involved in "erratic maneuvers at low altitude" when it stalled and spun into the ground near Bellevue, Blaine County, Idaho (at approximate Coordinates: 4327′54″N 11415′24″W). The NTSB report also notes "unwarranted low flying" and that the "pilot in command failed to obtain or maintain adequate flying speed". The pilot - the sole person on board the aircraft - was killed.


1. NTSB Identification: SEA79FA046 at
2. FAA:

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
02-Sep-2016 13:26 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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