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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35380
Last updated: 15 March 2021
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Date:17-MAR-1985
Time:20:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic C402 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 401A
Owner/operator:Culen And Himilton
Registration: N12CQ
C/n / msn: 401A0116
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Dorset, VT -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Caldwell, NJ (CDW)
Destination airport:Rutland, VT (RUT)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PLT WAS ABOUT 30 MILES FROM RUTLAND WHEN HE RADIOED THE airport FOR WEATHER INFO. HE WAS INFORMED THAT CLOUDS WERE 1500 FT BROKEN AND 2700 FT OVERCAST WITH SNOW, LIGHT FOG AND 5 MILES VISIBILITY. THE PLT RESPONDED THAT HE WOULD CALL AGAIN WHEN HE GOT CLOSER TO THE ARPT. THERE WAS NO FURTHER TRANSMISSION RECEIVED FROM THE PLT. THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH DORSET MT, LOCATED ABOUT 18 MILES SOUTH OF THE ARPT. THE ACFT WAS IN A LEVEL ATTITUDE AND AT A ELEVATION OF 3300 FT. DORSET MT IS 3515 FT HIGH. EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT DID NOT DISCLOSE EVIDENCE OF MALFUNCTION. NO FLT PLAN WAS FILED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X36023


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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