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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35920
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Date:03-FEB-1991
Time:12:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140
Owner/operator:Timothy Schmeckpeper
Registration: N4676R
C/n / msn: 28-21433
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Osceola, WI -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Anoka, MN (AOE)
Destination airport:(OEO)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PLTS OF 2 CESSNA 182 ACFT TOOK OFF FROM RWY 10 IN FORMATION. ONE OF THESE, N6384A, HAD 4 SKYDIVERS ABOARD. AFTER TAKEOFF, THE PLT OF N6384A DISCONTINUED FORMATION FLT & DEPD TO THE SE, WHILE THE OTR CESSNA DEPD NE. AT ABOUT THE SAME TIME, A PIPER PA-28, N4676R, WAS APCHG THE airport WITH A DUAL STUDENT & INSTRUCTOR (CFI) ABOARD. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE 2 ACFT CONVERGED & COLLIDED ABOUT 1-1/2 MI SE OF THE ARPT. NO KNOWN WITNESS SAW THE COLLISION; THE ALTITUDE & HEADINGS OF THE ACFT WERE NOT VERIFIED. DURING IMPACT, THE 2 ACFT BECAME ENTANGLED & THEY IMPACTED THE GROUND AT THE SAME LOCATION. AN INVESTIGATION REVEALED EVIDENCE THAT THE HIGH WING CESSNA & THE LOW WING PA-28 CONVERGED LATERALLY, WHILE ON FLT PATHS THAT ANGLED TOWARD EACH OTHER. CAUSE: FAILURE OF THE PILOTS IN BOTH AIRCRAFT TO SEEING-AND-AVOID THE OTHER AIRPLANE.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001212X16418_


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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