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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 63560
Last updated: 6 June 2019
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Date:19-OCT-1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney Mark 20
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N....
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:off La Coruna -   Spain
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Galveston, TX
Destination airport:Roma
Narrative:
Pilot William Wyatt (25) forced to ditch in Atlantic Ocean 40 miles from land during transatlantic record flight. Salvaged by ship. Plane towed ashore.

Sources:

Youngstown Vindicator 20 October 1957, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
15-Jun-2013 12:29 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Phase, Nature, Damage, Narrative]
29-Jul-2014 14:48 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
06-Jun-2019 15:46 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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