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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179132
Last updated: 22 October 2021
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Time:12:40 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna FR.172H Rocket (Reims)
Registration: CS-AHQ
MSN: 0318 / 1972
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tagus river, 30 meters offshore of Cova do Vapor, Trafaria -   Portugal
Phase: En route
Nature:Banner and glider towing
Departure airport:LPCS
Destination airport:LPCS
During the banner towing, the aircraft developed a malfuncion. The two occupants, father and son, dropped the banner and performed a crash landing on the Tagus river waters. On impact, the aircraft broke a wing and submerged. Both manage to exit the cockpit and were rescued by fishermen in the area.


Revision history:

30-Aug-2015 14:09 Fusko Added
31-Aug-2015 06:26 Fusko Updated [Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
31-Aug-2015 17:01 jfigueiredo Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Source]
01-Sep-2015 05:49 Fusko Updated [Aircraft type]
01-Sep-2015 05:49 Fusko Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
25-Jan-2020 15:57 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type]

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