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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35245
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Date:15-JAN-1988
Time:18:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic C210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna T210N
Owner/operator:Seibold
Registration: N7573N
C/n / msn: 21063236
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Lost Hills, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Lost Hills, CA (L84)
Destination airport:Stockton, CA (SCK)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
ON A DARK NIGHT WITH LIGHT DRIZZLE FALLING THE PVT PLT, WHO WAS NOT INSTRUMENT RATED, DEPARTED FROM AN UNCONTROLLED airport FOR A X-C flight. THE PLT MADE A DOWNWIND DEPARTURE, & HIS ALTITUDE ON THE X-WIND LEG WAS ESTIMATED BY A PASSING TRUCK DRIVER AT 200 FT AGL. THE ACFT THEN TURNED DOWNWIND & DESCENDED UNTIL IT COLLIDED WITH A LEVEL PLOWED FIELD DEVOID OF LIGHTS. PATCHY GROUND FOG WAS OBSERVED NORTH OF THE CRASH SITE IN THE DIRECTION THE PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING TO FLY. A FEW MIN PRIOR TO TAKING OFF THE PLT HAD RECEIVED AN ABBREVIATED WEATHER BRIEFING. THE FSS SPECIALIST INFORMED THE PLT MARGINAL WX CONDITIONS EXISTED & HE DID NOT RECOMMEND VFR FLIGHT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X24917


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