Incident Diamond DA40 Diamond Star N789DA, 18 Mar 2009
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Date:18-MAR-2009
Time:13:00 EDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DA40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Diamond DA40 Diamond Star
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N789DA
MSN: 40.789
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lake Arrowhead, near Waleska and Canton, Georgia -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Calhoun, GA
Destination airport:Gwinnett County Airport (LZU/KLZU) Lawrenceville, GA
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Aircraft ditched into Lake Arrowhead after pilot reported an engine failure. Pilot completely unharmed and called 911 from the sinking airplane.

Sources:

1) FAA\: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=789DA
2) http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2008881491_aplakecrashlanding.html
3) http://www.velozia.com/?p=966
4) https://flightaware.com/resources/registration/N789DA


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Mar-2009 09:01 Digitalis Added
25-Mar-2010 18:27 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Source]
07-Mar-2015 23:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Source, Damage]

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