ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37111
Last updated: 25 April 2014
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Date:23-OCT-1985
Time:1239
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-23-250
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N54264
C/n / msn: 27-7554050
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Landisburg, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Pedrictown, NJ (7N7)
Destination airport:Hagerstown, MD (HGR)
Narrative:
THE NON-INSTRUMENT RATED PILOT TOOK OFF ON A VFR CROSSCOUNTY FLIGHT WITH NO WEATHER BRIEFING. HE FLEW INTO AN AREA OF ADVERSE WEATHER INCLUDING LOW CLOUDS, FOG, DRIZZLE & HAZE. THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED NEAR THE TOP OF A 2100 FT HIGH HILL IN FORESTED TERRAIN. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X38125


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