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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36586
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Date:09-MAR-1987
Time:00:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150H
Owner/operator:Benjamin Earl Canady
Registration: N50077
MSN: 15069049
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Oneida, TN -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Clifton, TN (3M3)
Destination airport:Lexington, KY (LEX)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT CONTACTED THE FSS SEVERAL TIMES DURING THE MORNING FOR WEATHER ALONG HIS PROPOSED ROUTE OF FLIGHT. SHORTLY AFTER LUNCH HE DEPARTED WITHOUT A FLIGHT PLAN. HE REPORTED TO ONE FSS THAT HE WAS VFR ONLY BUT CONTINUED ALTHOUGH VFR WAS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR PORTIONS OF HIS ROUTE. AT ONE POINT HE REPORTED THAT HE WAS AT 6,000 FT AND ON TOP, AND ASKED FOR DIRECTIONS TO AN AIRPORT THAT WAS VFR. LATER HE WAS HEARD TRYING TO CONTACT THE TOWER AT HIS DESTINATION. A COMMERCIAL FLIGHT TRIED TO RELAY INFORMATION TO HIM BUT WAS NOT SUCCESSFUL. AN NTAP READ OUT OF RADAR DATA ENDS SHORTLY THEREAFTER. THE WRECKAGE WAS FOUND WRAPPED AROUND A TREE ON THE SIDE OF A VERTICAL ROCK CLIFF. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X30358


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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