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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13851
Last updated: 15 July 2020
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Date:27-OCT-1976
Time:10:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P32R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-32R-300 Lance
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N9705K
C/n / msn: 32R-7680243
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Matheson, Colorado -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Englewood, Colorado
Destination airport:Lamar, Colorado
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) October 27, 1976 when crashed near Matheson, Colorado; the pilot (the sole person on board) was killed. According to the NTSB report into the accident: "Pilot not instrument rated. Pilot briefed route not suitable for VFR flying. Pilot initiated flight into adverse weather conditions, and suffered spatial disorientation".

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: DEN77FA004 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=55212&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=9705K
3. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/co/N9705K/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
15-Sep-2017 22:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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