Accident Cessna 152 N49528, Sunday 4 May 1980
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Date:Sunday 4 May 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic C152 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 152
Owner/operator:Superstition A
Registration: N49528
MSN: 15283470
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Lk Roosevelt, Az -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Two aircraft, a Piper PA-28 N45090, and a Cessna 152, collided in midair above Roosevelt Lake northeast of Phoenix, Arizona. The aircraft had been seen flying low and dogfighting before the collision. One aircraft crashed into the lake and sank; the other landed on a small island.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Report number: LAX80FA094
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
14-May-2018 19:18 piperonslaught Updated [Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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