ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34640
Last updated: 2 October 2014
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Date:16-AUG-1993
Time:2149
Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182L
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N3106R
C/n / msn: 18258506
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Missing, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Bellingham, WA (BLI)
Destination airport:Eliza Island, WA (WA93)
Narrative:
THE PILOT OBTAINED A WEATHER BRIEFING FOR A FLIGHT FROM PORTLAND, OREGON, TO BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON AND VFR FLIGHT WAS NOT RECOMMENDED. SEVERAL TRIPS WERE COMPLETED BETWEEN BELLINGHAM AND ELIZA ISLAND (10 MILES TO THE SOUTH). THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED BELLINGHAM AT 2128 HOURS DURING DARK NIGHT VARIABLE METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS CARRYING CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT AND A PASSENGER ON ITS LAST KNOWN FLIGHT. WITNESSES ON ELIZA ISLAND REPORTED OBSERVING THE LIGHTS OF AN AIRCRAFT AT 2149 HOURS. THE WITNESSES REPORTED THAT THE LIGHTS WERE OBSERVED TO DESCEND RAPIDLY AND THEN EXTINGUISH. NO MAJOR IDENTIFYING WRECKAGE WAS RECOVERED. THE AIRCRAFT DAMAGE AND INJURY CLASSIFICATION ABOVE ARE PRESUMED. CAUSE: UNDETERMINED.

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X13259


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