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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42100
Last updated: 27 February 2017
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Date:17-MAY-1986
Time:19:21
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172
Owner/operator:None
Registration: N6839A
C/n / msn: 28939
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Douglasville, GA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Douglasville, GA (PVT)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America
Narrative:
THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED FLYING AT LOW ALT & CIRCLING SEVERAL HOUSES. THE PLT LANDED ON A GRASS STRIP, THEN AFTER A SHORT TIME, HE & HIS PASSENGER TOOK OFF AGAIN. THE ACFT WAS AGAIN OBSERVED CIRCLING SEVERAL HOUSES AT LOW ALT IN AN AREA NEAR THE STRIP. A WITNESS RPRTD THAT THE ACFT ENTERED A STEEP TURN AT LOW ALT, & SHORTLY THEREAFTER, IT COLLIDED WITH SEVERAL TREES, THEN IMPACTED THE ROOF OF A HOUSE. THE ENG SEPARATED FROM THE ACFT & WENT THRU THE ROOF, BUT THE FUSELAGE BOUNCED OFF THE ROOF, HIT ANOTHER TREE, THEN FELL TO THE GND. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND. TOXICOLOGY CHECKS OF THE PLT & PASSENGER SHOWED THEY HAD BLOOD/ALCOHOL LVLS OF 0.17 GRAMS PERCENT (0.17%) & 0.132%, RESPECTIVELY. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X33451


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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