|Manufacturer:||Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.|
|Type Certificate No:||A-769|
|Engine:||Franklin 6A8-215-B8F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)|
|Remarks:||Mode S codes: 51761750 / A7E3E8|
|1947-01-21||Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Southern Airways Co.; Atlanta, Georgia, USA.|
|1998-07-25||Rodney L. Tufts; 4124 52nd Street, Sacramento, CA 95820-3044.|
Barnstormers Inc.; 3511 Silverside Road, STE 105, Wilmington, DE
William Shaver & Mr. Homer Wilson; 10300 Autumn Chase Road; Huntsville, Alabama 35803.
From preliminary NTSB Report # ERA12LA562:
On September 15, 2012, about 0950 central daylight time, a Republic RC-3 amphibious airplane, N6072K, collided with high tension power lines, during approach to Weiss Lake, Cedar Bluff, Alabama. The certificated private pilot was fatally injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed for the personal flight conducted under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91, which departed from Guntersville Municipal Airport (8A1), Guntersville, Alabama.
According to one of the pilot's friends, the purpose of the flight
was to visit a friend who lived on Weiss Lake and also owned the same
model of amphibious airplane
Final Report NTSB ID No: ERA12LA562
|2017-11-21||Still on FAA Registry per date.|
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