Accident Piper PA-28-160 Cherokee N5478W, Thursday 4 October 1962
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Date:Thursday 4 October 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-28-160 Cherokee
Registration: N5478W
MSN: 28-561
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Chesapeake Bay, VA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:NC
Destination airport:New England
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Rented Piper Cherokee disappeared. Discovered by a fishing boat 29 DEC 1962. Three Marines from MCB Camp Lejeune, NC. Registration not confirmed.

Note: PA-28-160 N5478W (28-561), Carolina Air Traders Inc, Morrisville, NC; canx 29 OCT 1963


Youngstown Vindicator 31 December 1962, p17

Revision history:

16-May-2021 11:18 TB Added
16-May-2021 11:48 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Narrative]

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