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N93E ready for paint, at Chilliwack - CYCW, British Columbia.
Photo: Martin Third © 06 May 2017
N93E in better days.
Photo: John P. Olafson © 08 July 2014
N93E in the water at Lake Hood.
Photo: John P. Olafson © 22 May 2011
N93E heads out for a trip.
Photos: Nigel Hitchman © 22 May 2005
N93E still soaking up the sun!
Photos: Neil Aird © 06 September 2004
N93E catching the sun at Anchorage.
Photo: Mark Merry © October 2003
N6475 at Kenmore having some attention.
Photo: Neil Aird © 1990
N6475 with poorly taped on temporary registration !
Photo: Glen Etchells ©
56-0405 of 5 Corps at Bonames AAF.
Photo: Robin A. Walker © 16 June 1970
56-0405 at Toussus-le-Noble, France.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 07 June 1969 - Aird Archives
Note non-standard outlet below cowling.
Photo: Peter Vine © 07 June 1969

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56-0405 • N6475 • N354

N93E

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56-0405 US Army # 1729. L-20 No. 730. Command A-11. Delivered 27-Sep-1957. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

56-0405 Served with No. 5 Corps.

N6475 Texas State Technical Institute, Amarillo, TX. Regd Jan-1972.

Airworthiness date: 13-Feb-1987. Category – Normal.

N354 Ryan Scott Levitz, Scottsdale, AZ. Regd 17-Jul-1989. On USCAR at Dec-1995.

N93E Timothy I. Cohen, Anchorage, AK. Regd 03-Oct-2000.

Note: Shown as operator at time of accident reported below.

N93E ZVI LLC., Anchorage, AK. Regd 21-Jul-2014.

Accident: Lake Hood Airport, Anchorage, AK. 31-Aug-2014. At about 18:00 Alaska daylight time, the aircraft was substantially damaged during a collision with trees and terrain following a loss of engine power during the initial climb after takeoff from Lake Hood Strip, Anchorage, Alaska. Of the four people on board, one passenger received minor injuries and the private pilot and two additional passengers were not injured. The flight was being operated as a visual flight rules (VFR) personal flight under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 when the accident occurred. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed for the flight destined for a hunting camp approximately 30 miles west of Anchorage. During a conversation with the National Transportation Safety Board investigator-in-charge following the accident, the pilot stated he was making a second trip to camp that day when the engine lost power immediately after takeoff. He unsuccessfully attempted to restart the engine and made a forced landing in an area of densely populated spruce trees. During the forced landing the airplane sustained substantial damage to the fuselage, wings, and horizontal stabilizer.

Note: Aircraft repaired and modified with Alaska door 2016 / 2017.

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