ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35818
Last updated: 2 October 2014
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Date:11-APR-1990
Time:1050
Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182M
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N71779
C/n / msn: 18259753
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Bend, OR -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Petaluma, CA (069)
Destination airport:North Bend, OR (OTH)
Narrative:
AT THE END OF A CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT, THE PILOT WAS CLEARED TO THE ILS 4 APPROACH. THE PILOT INITIATED A MISSED APPROACH DURING THE FIRST ATTEMPT AND WAS INSTRUCTED TO HOLD AT THE FAF. THE PILOT WAS THEN CLEARED FOR THE ILS APPROACH FOR THE SECOND TIME. THE PILOT THEN TURNED TOWARD THE AIRPORT WITHOUT COMPLETING THE PUBLISHED PROCEDURE TURN AND PROCEDED INBOUND TO THE RUNWAY AT AN ALTITUDE 3,000 FEET ABOVE THE MINIMUM PUBLISHED ALTITUDE. THE RADAR RETURNS INDICATE THAT THE FLIGHT WAS ESTABLISHED ON THE LOCALIZER WITH RADAR CONTACT LOST WHEN THE AIRPLANE DESCENDED BELOW 3,100 FEET AND WAS DIRECTLY OVER THE RUNWAY. THE AIRPLANE COLLIDED INTO HILLY TERRAIN APROXIMATELY 2 MILES NORTH EAST OF THE RUNWAY ON A HEADING OF 40 DEGREES. CAUSE: THE PILOT DID NOT FOLLOW THE PUBLISHED IFR PROCEDURE.

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001212X23025


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