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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37145
Last updated: 9 November 2019
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Date:01-JAN-1985
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C310 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 310N
Owner/operator:Oren Ronald Alt
Registration: N5069Q
C/n / msn: 310N169
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Edgewood, NM -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lake Havasu Cit, AZ (LN4)
Destination airport:Greeley, CO (GXY)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PVT RATED PILOT DID NOT HOLD A MULTIENGINE OR INSTRUMENT RATING. THE PILOT AND PASSENGER WERE RETURNING FROM VACATION. A WITNESS NEAR THE ACCIDENT SITE STATED THAT SHE SAW THE AIRCRAFT DESCEND OUT OF A LOW OVER LAST AT A VERY STEEP NOSE DOWN ANGLE. THE AIRCRAFT BEGAN TO CLIMB BUT THEN PITCHED DOWN AND SPUN TO THE GND. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT WRECKAGE REVEALED THAT LEFT AND RIGHT HORIZONTAL STABILIZER, THE ELEVATORS AND THE RUDDER HAD SEPERATED IN-FLIGHT. EXAMINATION OF THE FAILED COMPONENTS REVEALED EVIDENCE THAT WAS INDICATIVE OF OVERSTRESS DUE TO AERODYNAMIC OVERLOAD. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X35495


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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