ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41799
Last updated: 26 October 2014
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Date:06-NOV-1982
Time:1715
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)
Location:Near Irwin, ID -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Alpine, AL
Destination airport:Alpine, AL
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


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