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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 12886
Last updated: 18 January 2021
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Date:18-MAR-1981
Time:09:24
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-181
Owner/operator:
Registration: N8274B
C/n / msn: 28-8190051
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tucson, Az -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Douglas,Az
Narrative:
aircraft parts dealer.11sec aft n8274b acknowledged an assigned transponder code mayday call recd.

PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OTHER AIRCRAFT
PERSONNEL - MISCELLANEOUS-PERSONNEL: PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT
SPECIAL DATA
SEGMENTS OF AVIATION INVOLVED - SMALL US GEN.AV.-SMALL US GEN.AV.

Witnesses stated that the PA-28, which had just departed Ryan Field, was clipped from above by Cessna 182 N8468S. The PA-28 spiraled to the ground and burned; the C182 lost its nose gear, but the pilot was able to perform a forced landing in the desert.

Sources:

https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=27809&key=0

https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/119955352/

https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/119955941/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
14-May-2018 17:35 piperonslaught Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-May-2018 17:36 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type]

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