ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38374
Last updated: 20 April 2014
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Date:08-AUG-1982
Time:1930
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161
Owner/operator:Porterville Aviation
Registration: N47489
C/n / msn: 28-7816081
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Corcoran, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Porterville, CA (AI)
Destination airport:Coalinga, CA (AI)
Narrative:
THE ACFT CRASHED APPROXIMATELY 25 MINUTES AFTER TAKEOFF. THERE WERE NO WITNESSES TO THE ACCIDENT. THE CRASH SITE WAS A PLOWED & CULTIVATED SEED ALFALFA FARM LAND. GROUND SCARS REVEAL THAT THE ACFT STRUCK THE GROUND IN A LEVEL FLIGHT ATTITUDE, ALL WHEELS SIMULTANEOUSLY. THE FLAPS WERE FULLY EXTENDED. THE PLT'S BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL WAS 335 MG% WITH PUTREFACTION EVIDENT. THE PASSENGER'S BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL WAS 138 MG% WITH NO EVIDENCE OF PUTREFACTION. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X03690


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