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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39646
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Date:27-DEC-1984
Time:02:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic P32R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-32R-300
Owner/operator:Mordechai Gal
Registration: N8920C
C/n / msn: 32R-7680143
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Homestead, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WHILE CRUISING NORTHERLY AT A LOW ALTITUDE DURING A DARK NIGHT, THE ACFT STRUCK A ROW OF TREES APPX 50 FT TALL ABOUT 8 FT FROM THE TOPS, IT THEN HIT A LARGE TREE AT ABOUT 6 FT AGL, 670 FT FROM THE INITIAL IMPACT POINT, & CAME TO REST IN A DIRT ROAD. AN EXAM OF THE WRECKAGE REVEALED NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION. THE PASSENGER HAD A BLOOD/ALCOHOL LEVEL OF 0.215%. AN ALCOHOL TEST OF THE PLT'S BLOOD WAS NEGATIVE. NO ONE CLAIMED THE WRECKAGE & NO ID WAS FOUND ON THE OCCUPANTS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X41845


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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