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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36914
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Date:11-MAY-1982
Time:17:06
Type:Silhouette image of generic P32R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-32R-300
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N444ME
C/n / msn: 52R-7680220
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Iuka, MS -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Iuka, MS (ISM)
Destination airport:Iuka, MS (ISM)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED DURING A PASS ACROSS THE AIRPORT. A WITNESS WAS PARKED, FACING EAST, IN THE RUNUP AREA FOR RUNWAY 18. ACCORDING TO HIM, THE THE AIRCRAFT TOOK OFF ABOUT 6 MINUTES EARLIER, MADE A TRAFFIC PATTERN, AND CRASHED BEHIND AND TO HIS RIGHT. THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED ON A SOUTHERLY HEADING AND TRAVELED ABOUT 300 FT AFTER IMPACT. THE LEFT WING TIP LENS WAS FOUND AT THE INITIAL IMPACT POINT. THE INITIAL IMPACT MARK WAS VERY NARROW. IT GRADUALLY WIDENED FROM 4 INCHES TO 18 INCHES OVER THE FIRST 40 FT WHERE THE NOSE OF THE PLANE HIT A 4 FT BANK. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X02889_


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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