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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35411
Last updated: 15 July 2019
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Date:18-JAN-1982
Time:11:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Owner/operator:Lufstrom
Registration: N5295R
C/n / msn: 17263509
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Downieville, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Yuba City, CA (052)
Destination airport:Reno, NV (RNO)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED YUBA CITY ABOUT 1030 PST AFTER THE PILOT RECEIVED A PARTIAL WEATHER BRIEFING FROM THE MARYSVILLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION IN WHICH VFR FLIGHT WAS NOT RECOMMENDED. RADAR PLOTS ON THE AIRCRAFT INDICATE A NON-LINEAR FLIGHT PATH FROM THE NEVADA CITY, CA AREA NORTH AND EAST TO THE SIERRA CITY, CA AREA BEFORE THE TARGET WAS LOST. THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL REPORTED THAT LIGHT SNOW WAS FALLING IN THE AREA OF THE ACCIDENT SITE AROUND NOON. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X02257


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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