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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201694
Last updated: 27 November 2020
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Date:31-JAN-1999
Time:12:12
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna U-206G
Owner/operator:EFT AVIATION SERVICES, INC.
Registration: N7586N
C/n / msn: U20603691
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Salem, MO -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Marion, IL (MWA)
Destination airport:Oklahoma City, OK (PWA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The aircraft, piloted by an instrument rated private pilot, was destroyed during a collision with the ground following an inflight loss of control during cruise flight. The pilot said he had lost his vacuum pump and was experiencing some difficulty. While making a turn the pilot said he was completely disoriented. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident and the pilot had reported that he was picking up some ice and had requested a lower altitude.
Probable Cause: the spatial disorientation and loss of control by the pilot after a reported vacuum failure. Factors were instrument flight conditions and icing conditions.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001204X00018&key=1


Revision history:

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