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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42900
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Date:30-JUL-1989
Time:13:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A36 Bonanza
Owner/operator:Boyer-Malik-Khan
Registration: N2063V
C/n / msn: E-1432
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Salisbury Twp, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Allentown, PA (1N9)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT OF THE CESSNA 182 WAS DESCENDING IN A RIGHT TURN AFTER DROPPING PARACHUTE JUMPERS AT 4500 FT MSL. AS HE DESCENDED BELOW 1500 FT MSL, HIS AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A BEECH A36. THE A36 HAD DEPARTED FROM THE QUEEN CITY AIRPORT AND WAS IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN TO LAND AT THE AIRPORT WHEN THE COLLISION OCCURRED. THE CESSNA CRASHED IN A PAVED PARKING LOT OF A SHOPPING CENTER AND THE BEECH CRASHED INTO A NEW CAR DEALERSHIP'S PARKING LOT. BOTH AIRCRAFT WERE DESTROYED ALONG WITH SEVERAL CARS IN THE DEALERSHIP'S LOT. CAUSE: THE FAILURE OF BOTH PILOTS TO SEE AND AVOID EACH OTHER. A CONTRIBUTING FACTOR TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THAT NEITHER PILOT WAS HEARD OVER THE RADIO ANNOUNCING THEIR POSITION AND INTENTIONS.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X28948


Revision history:

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

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