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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34857
Last updated: 9 December 2019
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Date:11-JUN-1982
Time:
Type:Wing D-1
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N8601M
C/n / msn: 007
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Catalina Island, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Torrance, CA (TOA)
Destination airport:Torrance, CA (TOA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE FLT DEPARTED TORRANCE AT 1259 PDT & VFR CONDITIONS EXISTED AT THE TIME. WHEN THE FLT DID NOT RETURN A SEARCH WAS INITIATED. THE SEARCH WAS TERMINATED AFTER 4 DAYS. FRIENDS & RELATIVES SPECULATED THIS MAY HAVE BEEN A DUAL INSTRUCTION FLT IN PREPARATION FOR A MULTI-ENG RATING. A RADAR TRACK ANALYSIS PROGRAM DEPICTED THE PATH OF THE FLT DEPARTING TORRANCE, PERFORMING MANEUVERS & DISAPPEARING FROM RADAR ABOUT 6 MI EAST OF CATALINA ISLAND. ACFT DAMAGE & INJURIES ARE PRESUMED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X03628


Revision history:

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