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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35024
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Date:06-MAR-1983
Time:09:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172K
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N84822
C/n / msn: 17258629
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Limon, CO -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Pueblo, CO (PUB)
Destination airport:Sterling, CO (STK)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT CRASHED IN A SNOW COVERED FIELD DURING IMC WEATHER. WITNESSES HEARD AND SAW AN ACFT FLYING LOW IN THE AREA OF THE ACCIDENT JUST BEFORE THE CRASH. THERE ARE NO KNOWN WITNESSES TO THE ACTUAL CRASH. THE ACFT WAS DISCOVERED SEVERAL HOURS LATER BY A SNOW PLOW OPERATOR PASSING ON A NEARBY ROAD. THE ACFT CRASHED IN A FLAT OPEN FIELD IN WINGS LEVEL, NOSE LOW, DESCENDING ATTITUDE ON A HEADING OF 135 DEGREES. THE WEATHER WAS INDEFINITE CEILINGS, 200 FEET, SKY OBSCURED, VISIBILITY LESS THATN ONE MILE WITH SNOW, WIND 360 DEGREES AT 17 KTS. THE PILOT WAS NOT INSTRUMENT RATED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X42390


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