Incident Cessna 172 N7170A, Tuesday 29 January 1957
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Date:Tuesday 29 January 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172
Owner/operator:American Aviation Co
Registration: N7170A
MSN: 29270
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:West Des Moines, IA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:Des Moines, IA
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Student pilot stole a plane at gunpoint and flew low over Des Moines, narrowly missing tall buildings, for 3hrs and 45m before crash landing in a field.


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14-Nov-2023 18:55 Cobar Added

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