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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38140
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Date:09-JUN-1985
Time:07:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic P32R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-32R-300
Owner/operator:Charles Trower
Registration: N75063
C/n / msn: 32R7680254
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Melstone, MT -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Melstone, MT
Destination airport:Billings, MT (BIL)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED IN A LEFT TURN IN A STEEP DIVE UNTIL IT PASSED OUT OF VIEW BEHIND A HILL. THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF AIRFRAME OR ENGINE MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE PIROR TO THE CRASH. MEDICAL FINDINGS REVEALED THE PLT, SOLE OCCUPANT, HAD 90 PERCENT NARROWING OF BOTH CORONARY ARTERIES AND EVIDENCE OF RECENT HEMORRAGE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X36735


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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