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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 182751
Last updated: 28 April 2020
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Date:19-JUN-1961
Time:morning
Type:Silhouette image of generic LA4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lake LA-4
Owner/operator:
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Biwa, E of Tokyo -   Japan
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Light seaplane crashed in lake on test flight. US pilot and three others.

Sources:

La Nacion 20 June 1961, p16
The Straits Times 20 June 1961, p1
https://newspaperarchive.com/pacific-stars-and-stripes-jun-21-1961-p-24/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Dec-2015 08:10 JINX Added
05-Jan-2017 21:00 TB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
10-Apr-2019 13:00 TB Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]
28-Apr-2020 07:40 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Nature, Source]

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