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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36201
Last updated: 27 January 2020
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Date:01-FEB-1983
Time:16:36
Type:Silhouette image of generic BL8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bellanca 8GCBC Scout
Owner/operator:William Robideau
Registration: N8639V
C/n / msn: 160-75
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Melozi Hot Spgs, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Melozi, AK (12AK)
Destination airport:Fairbanks, AK (MTF)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
ACFT DEPTD A PRIVATE AIRSTRIP WITH NO FLT PLAN AND WAS LATER REPORTED OVERDUE. ACFT WRECKAGE WAS FOUND ON SEPT. 27, 1984. DEBRIS WAS SCATTERED NEAR THE BOTTOM OF A 1000 FT BOX CANYON CLIFF. THE MAIN FUSELAGE WAS FOUND IN A LAKE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE CANYON. TANANA FSS REPORTED MODERATE TO SEVERE TURBULANCE IN THE AREA WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED. A PAX WHO FLEW INTO MELOZI WITH THE PLT THEN DEPLANED STATED THE PLT DID NOT SEEM VERY FAMILIAR WITH THE AREA. THE ELEVATION OF THE LAKE WAS 2700 FT. THE CLIFFS/PEAKS SURROUNDING THE LAKE REACHED ABOUT 3700 FT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X42102


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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