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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13019
Last updated: 20 January 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140
Registration: N2383T
C/n / msn: 28-7225062
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Long Beach, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:MARYSVILLE,CA
Destination airport:Long Beach Airport, CA
Investigating agency: NTSB
The aircraft impacted terrain during a final approach in poor visibility.
Cause: Improper IFR operation.

An eyewitness reported: "I went to Stanford Jr. High just a block from where this plane crashed. Saw the damage the next morning and afternoon.
The Piper P-28 carrying 2 occupants ( if I recall, the pilot and his wife (or a family member)
Came falling out of the sky at about 9:20 pm and crashed into the side of a really nice house.The address was 2286 Fanwood Ave. Both were killed on impact, where it burst into flames.
The home wasn’t overly damaged.".



Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
07-Jun-2020 08:58 Rose Myers Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]
07-Jun-2020 09:01 harro Updated [Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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