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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 12630
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:03-JAN-1976
Time:17:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-235
Owner/operator:
Registration: N44600
C/n / msn: 28-741009
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Ibapah, UT -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Battle Mountain, NV
Destination airport:Albuquerque, NM
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
FACTOR(S)
WEATHER - LOW CEILING
WEATHER - SNOW
WEATHER - ICING CONDITIONS-INCLUDES SLEET,FREEZING RAIN,ETC.
TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
Hit obscured mtn slope. Aircraft recovered 1/5/76.

Sources:

NTSB Identification: DEN76AD027
https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=51571&key=0
Aircraft Specifics: http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/N44600.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
14-May-2012 04:33 Kid A Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-May-2012 11:59 Kid A Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport, Source]

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