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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36833
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Date:04-JUL-1994
Time:14:43
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft P35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:Hualapai Broadcasters Inc
Registration: N1498G
C/n / msn: D-6938
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Cedar City, UT -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:(CDC)
Destination airport:Lee's Summit, MO (K84)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THIS AIRCRAFT HIT TREES ON A RIDGE LINE WHILE ATTEMPTING TO OUT CLIMB RISING TERRAIN. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED AT ABOUT 8200 FEET ON A HOT DAY. AIRCRAFT WEIGHT AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WAS ESTIMATED TO BE OVER THE CERTIFICATED GROSS WEIGHT. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN A PROPER CLIMB RATE AND CLEARANCE FROM THE TERRAIN. FACTORS IN THE ACCIDENT WERE THE HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE AND THE AIRCRAFT BEING ABOVE THE MAXIMUM CERTIFICATED GROSS WEIGHT.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001206X01859


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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