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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248233
Last updated: 14 November 2021
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Date:08-SEP-1953
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 170
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N....
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:S of Washington National Airport, DC -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:
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Destination airport:
Narrative:
Small Cessna ditched into the Potomac river after engine caught fire. Likely a Cessna 170. Edmund S. Chamberlain (37), private pilot of plane owner Lieutenant Governor of Delaware Rollins, killed.

Sources:

Evening Star 9 September 1953, pB5


Revision history:

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