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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35943
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Date:09-JAN-1989
Time:11:24
Type:Silhouette image of generic C414 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 414
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N1672T
C/n / msn: 0465
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Pleasanton, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Santa Ana, CA (SNA)
Destination airport:Oakland, CA (OAK)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DRG ARRIVAL, THE PLT WAS CLRD FOR AN ILS RWY 27R APCH TO THE METRO OAKLAND INTL ARPT. AS SHE BEGAN THE APCH, THE ATC CTLR NOTED THE ACFT HAD DSCNDD THRU 2900 FT MSL. HE PROVIDED A LOW ALT ALERT TO THE PLT & WARNED HER THE ACFT SHOULD BE AT 3300 FT. THE PLT ACKNOWLEDGED BY SAYING 'THANK YOU.' THE ATC CTLR SUGGESTED THE PLT CLIMB TO 3300 FT IMMEDIATELY,THEN HE CANCELED THE CLNC & TOLD THE PLT TO CLIMB IMMEDIATELY TO 3300 FT. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT CRASHED APRX 15 MI EAST OF THE ARPT. IMPACT OCCURRED WITH A 1500 FT RIDGE AT ABOUT THE 1000 FT LEVEL. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE ACFT WAS FOUND. CAUSE: FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO PROPERLY FOLLOW THE IFR (INSTRUMENT FLIGHT RULES) PROCEDURES BY NOT MAINTAINING THE MINIMUM DESCENT ALTITUDE FOR THAT SEQMENT OF THE APPROACH. THE WEATHER CONDITIONS AND MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN WERE CONSIDERED TO BE RELATED FACTORS.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X27597


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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