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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37581
Last updated: 16 March 2021
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Date:12-NOV-1985
Time:02:08
Type:Silhouette image of generic C402 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 402C
Owner/operator:Gateway Pace Aviation
Registration: N6788Y
C/n / msn: 402C0433
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Detroit, MI -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Teterboro, NJ (TEB)
Destination airport:Detroit, MI (DTW)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
A 100-FT CEILING WITH 3000 FT RVR EXISTED AT DETROIT. THE PLT ATTEMPTED AN ILS APCH WITH A 200 FT DH WHEN HE STRUCK TREES ONE MILE FROM THE RWY. HE FLEW THE ACFT TO THE AIRFIELD BUT CRASHED NEAR THE THRESHOLD. THE ONLY APCH PLATES FOUND ONBOARD WERE FOR DETROIT AND MIDWAY IN CHICAGO. MIDWAY WAS HIS FINAL DESTINATION AFTER DETROIT. HE DID NOT HAVE ENOUGH FUEL TO GET TO MIDWAY. THE REST OF HIS APCH PLATES WERE LATER FOUND IN HIS PERSONAL VEHICLE BACK IN PENNSYLVANIA. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X38194


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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