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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35407
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Date:27-JAN-1986
Time:11:19
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna TR182RG
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N2341S
MSN: R18201332
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Reno, NV -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Thermal, CA (TRM)
Destination airport:Reno, NV (RNO)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT WAS FLYING HIS CESSNA TR182RG BACK TO RENO CANNON AIRPORT, A FACILITY WITH A FREQUENT MIXTURE OF LIGHT GENERAL AVIATION AIRCRAFT AND HEAVY TURBINE AIR CARRIER OPERATIONS. THE PILOT HAD ACQUIRED THE MAJORITY OF HIS TERMINAL EXPERIENCE IN AND AROUND THE RENO CANNON AIRPORT. APPROACHING THE AIRPORT UNDER A VFR FLIGHT PLAN AND IN VISUAL METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS, THE PILOT WAS ISSUED TRAFFIC ADVISORIES ON 3 OCCASIONS REFERENCING A FRONTIER BOEING 737 AND TWICE CONFIRMED THE JET IN SIGHT. WITNESSES REPORTED OBSERVING THE AIRCRAFT ROLL RAPIDLY INTO A STEEP DESCENDING NOSE LOW ATTITUDE AND COLLIDE WITH THE TERRAIN WHILE IN CLOSE TRAIL BEHIND THE 737. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20010110X00262


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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