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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38536
Last updated: 14 December 2019
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Date:02-DEC-1983
Time:18:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A36 Bonanza
Owner/operator:General Electric Credit Corp
Registration: N36MP
C/n / msn: E1979
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Gulfport, MS -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:New Orleans, LA (MSY)
Destination airport:(6PT)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
PRIOR TO THE APPROACH THE PLT WAS ADVISED THAT THE WX WAS SKY OBSCURED & VISIBILITY 1/4 MI IN FOG. THE PLT ACKNOWLEDGED 'ROGER WE'LL COME ON IN AND GIVE IT A SHOT.' THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES ABOUT 500 FT SHORT OF THE MIDDLE MARKER. IT WAS REPORTED THAT THE OWNERS OF THE ACFT (PASSENGERS) WERE RETURNING TO GULFPORT TO ATTEND A SCHEDULED SOCIAL FUNCTION ON THE EVENING OF THE ACCIDENT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X45218


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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