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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37045
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Date:13-DEC-1983
Time:18:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna R182 Skylane RG
Owner/operator:Westwind Aviation Services
Registration: N2254T
C/n / msn: R18200009
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Greenwich, CT -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Quebec City, PQ (YOB)
Destination airport:White Plains, NY (HPN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES DURING AN ILS APPROACH TO WESTCHESTER airport IN NY. THE WEATHER WAS IMC AND AN IFR FLT PLAN WAS FILED. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED DURING THE 2ND ATTEMPT WITH THE 1ST ENDING IN A MISSED APPROACH. IT WAS APPARENT TO THECONTROLLER THAT THE ACFT WAS HAVING DIFFICULTY AND THE CONTROLLER CALLED A WARNING TO THE PLT. THE PLT REPLIED THAT HE HAD NO D.G. SEVERAL VECTORS WERE GIVEN TO THE ACFT WHICH WERE NOT FOLLOWED PRECISELY AND A LOSS OF CONTROL OCCURRED. EVIDENCE SHOWS THAT THE ACFT WAS IN STEEPLY DESCENDING RIGHT TURN AT IMPACT. THE ENGINE WAS BURIED 7 FT INTO MUD ATTESTING TO THE HIGH SPEED AT IMPACT. THIS FLT HAD BEEN DELAYED AT DEPARTURE BECAUSE OF A PROBLEM WITH THE ATTITUDE GYRO. THE PLT WAS INFORMED THAT THE INSTRUMENT SHOULD BE OVERHAULED BECAUSE OF BEARING NOISES AND FLUCUATIONS IN INDICATION. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X45392


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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