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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 9587
Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AA5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman American AA-5 Traveler
Registration: N6508L
MSN: AA5-0608
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Lake Placid Airport, Lake Placid, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:West Palm Beach, Florida (PBI/LPBI)
Destination airport:Lake Placid, Florida (FAA LID: 09FA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Written off (destroyed) 05-03-1976 when stalled and spun into the ground at Lake Placid. Florida. Aircraft was circling the airport in the traffic holding pattern, when the pilot failed to maintain sufficient flying speed, causing the aircraft to stall and spin to the ground. The aircraft was destroyed in a post fire crash, and the two persons on board (pilot and one passenger) were killed.


1. NTSB Identification: MIA76AM071 at
2. FAA:

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
25-Nov-2016 14:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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