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Date:08-JUN-2015
Time:19:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:12 miles southeast of Nassau, Bahamas -   Bahamas
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Crooked Islands, Bahamas
Destination airport:Nassau, Bahamas
Narrative:
The plane crashed en route into the sea. Glenys Hanna-Martin, the Bahamas minister of transport and aviation, said the single-engine Cessna was forced by engine trouble to ditch in the sea.
All five occupants were located by the US Coast Guard. The Royal Bahamas Defence Force picked them up and transported them back to the Bahamas, officials said, adding there were no reported injuries.

Sources:

http://www.kissrocks.com/news/news/national/4-adults-1-child-rescued-after-ocean-plane-crash-n/nmYhK/
http://www.ibtimes.com/us-coast-guard-rescues-4-adults-1-child-after-plane-crash-bahamas-1957864
http://lfpress.com/2015/06/09/five-rescued-off-bahamas-after-plane-ditched-at-sea/wcm/74870a93-cc3b-4ec6-b082-52119efa5bb2


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jun-2015 06:21 gerard57 Added
09-Jun-2015 10:58 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
15-Jun-2015 08:06 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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