ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37170
Last updated: 25 July 2014
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Date:24-JAN-1984
Time:2239
Type:Silhouette image of generic P210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna P210N
Owner/operator:Ed Wachs
Registration: N900FE
C/n / msn: 00514
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Groton, CT -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Waukegan, IL (UGN)
Destination airport:Groton, CT (GON)
Narrative:
THE ACFT WAS BLOWN OFF COURSE DURING A PROCEDURE TURN FOR AN ILS APPROACH. THE PLT MADE A MISSED APPROACH BECAUSE OF THEMISALIGNMENT AND TRIED A NON STANDARD MEANS OF ORIENTATION FOR THE 2ND ATTEMPT AND INTERCEPTED THE MIDDLE MARKER UNEXPECTEDLY. RADAR SHOWS THE ACFT BEGAN A RAPID DESCENT AND RIGHT TURN. THE WEATHER HAD DETERIORATED TO BELOW MINIMUMS AFTER THE PLTS LAST WEATHER REPORT OF A 600 FT CEILING. THE ACFT IMPACTED THE GROUND AFTER THE PLT DECLARED A 2ND MISSED APPROACH. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X38652


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