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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37621
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Date:03-FEB-1984
Time:00:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna TR182 Turbo Skylane RG
Owner/operator:Larry Strand
Registration: N737QE
C/n / msn: 18200872
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Tappen, ND -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Minneapolis, MN (MIC)
Destination airport:Dickinson, ND (DIK)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PRIVATE NON-INSTRUMENT RATED PLT RECEIVED TWO WEATHER BRIEFINGS BEFORE THE FLIGHT. DURING THE LAST BRIEFING AT 1350 MST, HE WAS INFORMED THAT VFR FLT WAS NOT RECOMMENDED. AT 1554 MST, THE ACFT DEPARTED CRYSTAL airport IN A WESTERLY DIRECTION. SEVERAL WITNESSES TRAVELING ON A HIGHWAY STATED THAT THEY SAW A FLASHING LIGHT FROM A SMALL AIRPLANE WHICH WAS FLYING LOW & APPEARED TO BE FOLLOWING THE HIGHWAY. THEY REPORTED THAT THE WEATHER WAS CLEAR WHEN THEY FIRST SIGHTED THE ACFT. HOWEVER, SHORTLY AFTER IT WENT OUT OF VIEW, THEY ENCOUNTERED BLINDING SLEET SNOW. THE ACFT IMPACTED THE GROUND IN AN OPEN FIELD AFTER IT HAD TURNED RIGHT OF COURSE. IMPACT OCCURRED IN A RIGHT WING LOW, NOSE LOW ATTITUDE WHILE ON A HEADING OF ABOUT 015 DEG. THE DIRECTION TO THE DESTINATION WAS APRX 270 DEG. THE ACFT WAS FOUND ON 2/6/84. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X38743


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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