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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179132
Last updated: 22 October 2021
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Date:29-AUG-2015
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)
Owner/operator:AEROVIP
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
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

http://www.cmjornal.pt/nacional/portugal/detalhe/avioneta_cai_no_tejo.html_
http://www.tvi24.iol.pt/sociedade/almada/avioneta-cai-na-trafaria
http://www.tvi24.iol.pt/videos/queda-de-avioneta-no-rio-tejo-faz-dois-feridos/55e304ce0cf2f02c40ad192c/
http://rr.sapo.pt/informacao_detalhe.aspx?fid=25&did=197715


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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