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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 277316
 
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Date:20-SEP-1956
Time:c. 18:21
Type:Silhouette image of generic ERCO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
ERCO 415C Ercoupe
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N2075H
MSN: 2698
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chesapeake Bay, MD -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Easton, MD (18:15)
Destination airport:Harbor Field, MD
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Ditched into the Chesapeake Bay. Tommy Castall (23), Baltimore Oriole Baseball catcher. Last radio call "...75Hotel I'm going into the water" at 18:21. Body found five days later.

Sources:

ST. Petersburg Times 21 September 1956, p1/22 SEP 1956, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Apr-2022 12:05 TB Added
11-Apr-2022 12:18 TB Updated [Time, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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