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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36915
Last updated: 12 February 2021
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Date:21-NOV-1984
Time:11:58
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-181
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N82108
C/n / msn: 288090299
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Orlando, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Greenville, SC (GMU)
Destination airport:Kissimmee, FL (ISM)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
NUMEROUS WITNESSES HEARD THE ENGINE SPUTTER AND THEN STOP. THE EVIDENCE SUGGESTS THE PILOT ATTEMPTED AN EMERGENCY LANDING AT THE PARKING LOT. WHILE MANEUVERING AT VERY LOW ALTITUDES AND AIRSPEEDS, THE LEFT WING HIT A LIGHT POLE. THE PRIVATE PILOT HAD A TOTAL OF 79 HOURS LOGGED. NO FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE LINES OR IN THE FUEL TANKS.

From news articles: The aircraft crashed at Disney's Epcot parking lot after striking lampposts during a presumed forced landing. A fire erupted after the aircraft struck several cars. Two children aboard the aircraft survived with injuries, although their presence is not noted in the NTSB report.

Sources:

https://app.ntsb.gov/pdfgenerator/ReportGeneratorFile.ashx?EventID=20001214X41619&AKey=1&RType=Final&IType=FA

https://www.upi.com/Archives/1984/11/21/A-rented-plane-flying-a-South-Carolina-family-of/7965469861200/





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]
10-May-2018 17:25 piperonslaught Updated [Source, Narrative]

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