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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36817
Last updated: 28 December 2020
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Date:17-FEB-1986
Time:19:03
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N9253H
C/n / msn: 17266048
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Carlsbad, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Carlsbad, CA (CRQ)
Destination airport:Borrego Springs, CA (L08)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AFTER FAILING TO SEE THE RUNWAY ON HIS FIRST ILS APPROACH IN WEATHER REPORTED AT IFR MINIMUMS FOR LANDING, THE PILOT WAS RADAR VECTORED FOR A SECOND APPROACH. ACCORDING TO CONTROLLERS THE APPROACH APPEARED TO BE NORMAL UNTIL THE AIRCRAFT'S RADAR TARGET DISAPPEARED OFF THE SCOPE APPROXIMATELY 2 MILES FROM THE RUNWAY. GROUND RESCUE FOUND THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED IN A FOG SHROUDED RIDGE, IN THE VICINITY OF WHERE IT DISAPPEARED FROM RADAR. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X32871


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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