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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36579
Last updated: 8 February 2021
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Date:23-SEP-1985
Time:10:11
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N1785J
C/n / msn: 28-24208
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Gulfport, MS -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Destin, FL (81J)
Destination airport:Lafayette, LA (LFT)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
PLT CONTACTED APCH CONTROL FOR ADVISORIES. ASKED ABOUT WX ONROUTE OF ELT. WAS TOLD THAT LINES OF SHOWERS EXISTED ACROSS PATH. PLT ADVISED HE THOUGHT HE HAD FOUND A GAP AND THAT HE THOUGHT HE COULD GET OVER WX. LATER RADIOED THAT RIDE WAS BOUNCY AND HE WAS IN RAIN. ACFT DISAPPEARED FROM RADAR AND RADIO CONTACT LOST. BODIES OF PILOT AND PAX LATER RECOVERED FROM GULF OF MEXICO. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X37688


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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