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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27395
Last updated: 30 September 2020
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Date:18-DEC-1978
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C421 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 421A Golden Eagle I
Owner/operator:private
Registration: D-INUR
C/n / msn: 421A-0079
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Palermo -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ditched in the Mediterranean Sea. Pilot Walter Keller (40) rescued by ferry ship 'Freccia Blue' (Livorno-Palermo) after 40 hours in a dinghy.

Sources:

http://coptercrazy.brinkster.net/
La Stampa 21 December 1978, p32


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
12-Jun-2013 14:23 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
02-Feb-2016 20:36 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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