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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41799
Last updated: 22 January 2017
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Date:06-NOV-1982
Time:17:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic C180 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 180B
Owner/operator:Albert Erwin Ellis
Registration: N5271E
C/n / msn: 50571
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Near Irwin, ID -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Alpine, AL
Destination airport:Alpine, AL
Investigating agency: National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America
Narrative:
THE PILOT AND TWO PASSENGERS WERE ON A LOCAL FLIGHT TO SPOT MOOSE. WHILE FLYING LOW WITH THE FLAPS EXTENDED, THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH TREES ON RISING TERRAIN, THEN IMPACTED ON THE GROUND AND BURNED. INITIAL IMPACT OCCURRED WITH A 75 FT TALL TREE, ABOUT 60 FT ABOVE THE GROUND. NEITHER OF THE SURVIVING PASSENGERS RECALLED HEARING A STALL WARNING HORN. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X05137


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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