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N3YE, the same plane that made an emergency landing in 2019 after losing RPMs, crashes into the waters off Miami on Aug 26th, 2021 – JUST TWO DAYS AFTER N172LN MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING IN KEY WEST!

Date:26-AUG-2021
Time:c. 19:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Registration pending
Registration:N3YE
MSN:17271056
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage:Substantial
Location:Biscayne Bay offshore of Virginia Key, Miami, FL –   United States of America
Phase:En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Miami Executive Airport, FL (TMB/KTMB)
Destination airport:

Narrative:
Following a loss of engine power, a Cessna 172N Skyhawk ditched to the waters of Biscayne Bay offshore of Virginia Key, Miami, Florida.
The two occupants onboard the airplane were not injured during the incident.

Media reports and videos on the incident:

https://wsvn.com/news/local/miami-dade/pilot-passenger-ok-after-small-plane-crashes-into-water-near-virginia-key/

https://www.local10.com/news/local/2021/08/27/pilot-makes-emergency-landing-offshore-in-virginia-key-area-police-say/

https://miami.cbslocal.com/2021/08/26/virginia-key-plane-crash/

Crash location:

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N3YE/history/20210826/2236Z/KTMB/L%2025.73474%20-80.15355