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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38024
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Date:06-DEC-1982
Time:08:41
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A36 Bonanza
Owner/operator:Treanor Equipment Company
Registration: N767T
C/n / msn: E-372
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Midland, AR -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Fort Smith, AR (C)
Destination airport:Abilene, TX (C)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WHEN THE PLT FILED HIS VFR FLT PLAN HE WAS OBSERVED USING AN IFR ENROUTE CHART. ABOUT 7 MINUTES AFTER TAKEOFF THE PLT REQUESTED A FREQUENCY TO CALL FOR A CLEARANCE TO CLIMB ON TOP OF THE OVERCAST. APPROXIMATELY 5 MINUTES LATER, AS THE PLT WAS GIVING HIS POSITION, THE ACFT STRUCK A MOUNTAIN 250 FT BELOW THE PEAK. AT THE TIME OF IMPACT THE ACFT WAS IN A WINGS LEVEL, SLIGHT CLIMB ATTITUDE. A DEPARTING CORPORATE FLIGHT WAS SENT TO THE AREA IN AN ATTEMPT TO LOCATE THE WRECKAGE & REPORTED THAT THE TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN & THE ACCIDENT SITE WERE IN THE CLOUDS. THERE WERE NO VFR CHARTS FOUND IN THE WRECKAGE & THE PLT WAS UNFAMILIAR WITH THE MOUNTAINOUS AREA SOUTH OF FORT SMITH. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X04644


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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