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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 131837
Last updated: 25 February 2018
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Date:25-SEP-1999
Time:17:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N9103B
C/n / msn: 36603
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Panguitch, UT -   United States of America
Phase:
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Panguitch, UT (U55)
Destination airport:Cedar City, UT (CDC)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
During climb following takeoff, the aircraft was unable to clear surrounding terrain and the pilot made a forced landing in mountainous and hilly terrain. Wind and weather at the time were high winds, gusty winds, high temperature, and high density altitude.

Probable Cause: Inadequate preflight planning and preparation by the pilot in command. Factors were high velocity gusty winds, high-density altitude, and unsuitable terrain for a forced landing.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001212X19747&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
14-Dec-2017 09:02 ASN Update Bot Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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