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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 12885
Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Date:15-AUG-1964
Time:20:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28 Cherokee
Owner/operator:Alta Flying Club Inc
Registration: N5343W
MSN: 28-401
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Lake Athabaska, Saskatchewan -   Canada
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
flew into lake in descending normal flight attitude-faa report. Trying to avoid descending clouds and bad weather. Pilot was killed, passenger survived. Swam to shore with badly bruised ankles and was rescued 3 days later. - Canadian Accident Report

Sources:

NTSB - Canada TCCA


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
07-Jan-2022 17:41 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]

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