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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37008
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:21-JAN-1984
Time:00:07
Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182Q
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N96956
C/n / msn: 18266912
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Soledad, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Monterey, CA (MRY)
Destination airport:Hayward, CA (HWD)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT CRASHED INTO THE SIDE OF A HILL AT ABOUT 1500 FT MSL IN A 50 DEGREE NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. THE PLT HAD ENCOUNTEREDWEATHER ON A NIGHT VFR flight. HE WAS ATTEMPTED TO RETURN THE ACFT FOR A SCHEDULED CLUB FLT THE NEXT MORNING. HE HAD PREVIOUSLY PLANNED AN EARLY AM DEPARTURE BUT WAS DOUBTFUL OF THE MORNING WEATHER AND HE MADE THE NIGHT DEPARTURE EVEN THOUGH VFR FLT WAS NOT RECOMMENDED. HIS ROUTE OF FLT WAS BASICALLY NORTH AND THE CRASH OCCURRED ON A SOUTHERLY HEADING. WITNESSES IN THE AREA HEARD AN ACFT AROUND MIDNIGHT. IT WAS RAINY AND FOGGY AT THE TIME. THE ACCIDENT SITE WAS ABOUT 40 MILES SE OF DEPARTURE POINT. DESTINATION WAS ABOUT 60 MILES NORTH. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X38594


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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