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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233000
Last updated: 21 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-32-300 Cherokee Six
Owner/operator:Air Colibri Parachutisme
Registration: F-OKGO
C/n / msn: 32-7940217
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fort de France bay, Martinique Island -   Martinique
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Fort-de-France-Aimé Césaire International Airport (FDF/TFFF)
Destination airport:Fort-de-France-Aimé Césaire International Airport (FDF/TFFF)
The engine of a Piper PA-32-300 Cherokee Six failed and the aircraft ditched in the bay of Fort de France and sunk during the approach to Fort-de-France-Aimé Césaire International Airport (FDF/TFFF) after dropping skydivers.
The pilot (46) was injured to his head and was rescued 30 minutes later by the maritime pilot's boat of the FDF port and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

* Martinique Island is a department of France (972) and not independant.

Sources: (photo)

Revision history:

16-Feb-2020 20:17 Iceman 29 Added
16-Feb-2020 20:18 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
16-Feb-2020 21:06 RobertMB Updated [Country, Departure airport, Destination airport]
16-Feb-2020 22:36 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
17-Feb-2020 07:23 harro Updated [Country]
21-Feb-2020 12:21 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
21-Feb-2020 15:29 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Location, Narrative]

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