ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43072
Last updated: 21 December 2014
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Date:24-APR-1982
Time:2045
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 23
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N6079N
C/n / msn: 1203
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Greenwater, WA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Burley, ID
Destination airport:Tacoma, WA
Narrative:
AT ABOUT 1620 LOCAL TIME ON 4/24/82, THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED BURLEY, ID AND PROCEEDED ON A VFR FLIGHT PLAN TO TACOMA, WA. THE MOUNTAINS EAST OF SEATTLE WERE OBSCURED BY AN OVERCAST CEILING BEGINNING AT 3500 FT. DURING A DESCENT FROM 10,500 FT INTO THE SEATTLE TERMINAL AREA, THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED IN MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN AT 3500 FT MSL. THE SEATTLE WEATHER WAS 3500 BRKN, VIS 15, TEMP 47, DEW PT 32, WIND 020 AT 5 KTS. THE TOP OF THE CEILING WAS ESTIMATED AT 7200 FT. AN AMERICAN AIRLINES CAPTAIN REPORTED SEEING THE AIRCRAFT IN A CONTROLLED DESCENT INTO A CLOUD LAYER. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X02615


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