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Michael Pfaff

A man and passengers send a distress signal and are never heard from again

  • Last updated: November 6, 2023
  • Batavia, NY
  • November 5, 1979

Overview of Michael Pfaff

Michael Pfaff is believed to have crashed into Lake Ontario while piloting a four-passenger plane along with passengers Albert Zeitler and Richard D. Phillips (NamUs numbers: MP 9643 and MP 9641). Police say he sent a distress signal at 1:43 pm on November 5, 1979.


  1. Date Missing:November 5, 1979
  2. Age at Incident:28
  3. NAMUS Number:MP9644
  4. Gender:Male
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