ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41172
Last updated: 23 September 2014
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Date:16-APR-1982
Time:1502
Type:Silhouette image of generic M4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Maule M-4-220C
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N40343
C/n / msn: 2119C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Homer, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Homer, AK (HOM)
Destination airport:Anchorage, AK
Narrative:
THE PILOT DEPARTED HOMER AIRPORT ON A SPECIAL VFR CLEARANCE AFTER BEING ADVISED NUMEROUS TIMES THAT VFR FLIGHT WAS NOT RECOMMENDED. SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF (8 MINUTES) THE AIRCRAFT DOVE OUT OF THE CLOUDS AND CRASHED NEAR THE AIRPORT. THE PILOT WAS NOT INSTRUMENT RATED. PRIOR TO TAKING OFF, THE PILOT HAD INDICATED THAT HE WAS IN A HURRY TO GET TO ANCHORAGE TO PARTICIPATE IN A GUN SHOW. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X01655


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