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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36891
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Date:18-JAN-1995
Time:18:33
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft V35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N5603S
C/n / msn: D-8155
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Moose, WY -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Rapid City, SD (RAP)
Destination airport:Jackson, WY (JAC)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING DARK NIGHT CONDITIONS, THE FLIGHT WAS CLEARED FOR THE ILS APPROACH INTO THE JACKSON HOLE AIRPORT. RADAR DATA INDICATES THAT THE FLIGHT PASSED OVER THE INITIAL APPROACH FIX AND BEGAN TO TRACK OUTBOUND BEFORE TURNING RIGHT AND INTERCEPTING THE INBOUND COURSE. THE FLIGHT HAD PASSED OVER THE INITIAL APPROACH FIX INBOUND, WHICH IS 17.3 MILES FROM THE AIRPORT SHORTLY BEFORE RADAR CONTACT WAS LOST. THE WRECKAGE WAS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 7 MILES NORTH OF THE AIRPORT AND JUST WEST OF THE LOCALIZER COURSE AT AN ELEVATION OF 6,700 FEET. THE AIRPLANE COLLIDED WITH LEVEL TERRAIN IN A LEFT WING LOW ATTITUDE AND CARTWHEELED APPROXIMATELY 150 FEET BEFORE COMING TO REST. NO EVIDENCE WAS FOUND TO INDICATE A MECHANICAL FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO FLY THE PROPER GLIDEPATH. A FACTOR WAS THE DARK NIGHT LIGHT CONDITIONS.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001207X02912


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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