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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13601
Last updated: 29 January 2020
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Date:04-DEC-1976
Time:12:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain
Owner/operator:Baltimore Contractors Inc
Registration: N59825
C/n / msn: 31-7652076
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Grand View, Orangetown, Rockland County, New York -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Philadelphia International Airport (PHL/KPHL) Philadelphia, Pennsylvan
Destination airport:Westchester County Airport (HPN/KHPN) White Plains, New York
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 4 December 1976 when involved in a mid air collision with Cessna 172N N75604 near Grand View, Orangetown, Rockland County, New York. All three persons on board the Piper PA-31, and both persons on board the Cessna 172N were killed. According to the NTSB report into the accident: "Pilot in command failed to see and avoid the other aircraft. Fresh scuff marks on leading edge of de-icing boot of vertical stabilizer".

Registration N59825 cancelled by the FAA on January 12, 1977

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: NYC77FA018; https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=55638&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=59825
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1976/archives/crash-of-a-piper-pa-31-cheyenne-in-new-york-3-killed/]
4. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/ny/N59825/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
27-Apr-2015 22:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Apr-2017 20:19 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
08-Sep-2017 16:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
18-Sep-2017 15:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
29-Oct-2019 18:06 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type]

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