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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35309
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Date:03-JUN-1992
Time:07:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna TR182 Turbo Skylane RG
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N736JG
C/n / msn: R18200733
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Moxee City, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:SU
Departure airport:Richland, WA (RLD)
Destination airport:(S98)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE AIRCRAFT WAS OBSERVED FLYING INTO A DRAW BY A WITNESS WHO WAS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 150 FEET BELOW THE CRESTLINE INTO WHICH THE NORTH/SOUTH DRAW TERMINATED. SHE REPORTED LOOKING DOWN AND SEEING THE TOPS OF THE AIRCRAFT'S WINGS AND THEN, DURING THE AIRCRAFT'S TURN ACROSS THE DRAW, SHE REPORTED THE NOSE OF THE AIRCRAFT ABRUPTLY DROPPING JUST BEFORE GROUND IMPACT. THE WRECKAGE DISTRIBUTION INDICATED THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED THE GROUND LEFT WINGTIP FIRST FOLLOWED BY THE NOSE, AND FINALLY CAME TO REST BEARING 050 DEGREES MAGNETIC AND 90 FEET BEYOND THE FIRST IMPACT. THE TERRAIN SLOPED UPWARDS AT A +16 DEGREE GRADIENT IN THE VICINITY OF THE ACCIDENT. CAUSE: THE PILOT IN COMMAND'S INADVERTENTLY ALLOWING THE AIRCRAFT TO STALL. A FACTOR CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS: RISING TERRAIN.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X14991


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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