ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34757
Last updated: 20 October 2014
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Date:06-JAN-1984
Time:1245
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N
Owner/operator:Westcon Associates
Registration: N5216E
C/n / msn: 17271775
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Arco, ID -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Idaho Falls, ID (IDA)
Destination airport:Challis, ID (U15)
Narrative:
ACCORDING TO COMPANY PERSONNEL, THE FLT WAS OPERATED AS A CHARTER. THE PLT, ALSO THE COMPANY DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, WAS NOT AUTHORIZED TO CONDUCT FAR 135 FLIGHTS UNDER INSTRUMENT FLIGHT CONDITIONS. HE WAS REPORTED TO HAVE STATED THAT HE WAS GOING TO 'GET A SPECIAL VFR CLEARANCE AND SEE IF HE COULD MAKE IT UNDERNEATH.' WITNESSES REPORTED SEEING THE ACFT FLYING VERY LOW AND TO DISAPPEAR INTO CLOUDS. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X38670


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