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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74504
 
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Date:25-MAY-2010
Time:18:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-23-250 Aztec D
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N1526T
MSN: 27-4565
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:30 meters off the Alice Town shoreline -   Bahamas
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:South Bimini Airport - MYBS
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Piper Aztec took off from South Bimini Airport (MYBS), was doing low altitude fly by over marinas, clipped a powerline, lost more altitude, clipped a second set of powerlines, lost a wing and went down abou t30 meters off the Alice Town shoreline. Both people on the plane were killed.
The plane also spilled hot fuel onto the beach, severely burning two people.

Sources:

https://www.local10.com/news/23676427/detail.html
www.faa.gov/data_research/accident_incident/preliminary_data/events01/media/02_1526T.txt
http://freeport.nassauguardian.net/national_local/14177360039337.php
http://thenassauguardian.com/national_local/14187046841517.php
http://www.tribune242.com/news/05272010_bimini-plane-crash_news_pg2/

http://www.jetharbor.com/listings/07090701/listinga-07090701.jpg (photo)


Images:


Swell and tidal conditions brought wreckage ashore May 27. At Bimini.

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-May-2010 23:01 gerard57 Added
26-May-2010 00:14 harro Updated [Phase, Damage, Narrative]
26-May-2010 00:34 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
26-May-2010 07:11 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-May-2010 11:39 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
27-May-2010 16:04 RobertMB Updated [Source]
01-Jun-2010 23:49 Mirage Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Narrative]
29-May-2014 05:44 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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