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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37714
Last updated: 20 November 2019
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Date:26-MAR-1982
Time:19:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20F
Owner/operator:Lawrence Wayne Bell
Registration: N6896V
C/n / msn: 22-1283
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mchenry, MD -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Wilmington, DE (ILG)
Destination airport:Cincinnati, OH (CVG)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AT 0635 THE PLT RECEIVED A WX BRIEFING WHICH INCLUDED FORECASTED ICING CONDITIONS ALONG HIS ROUTE OF flight. AT 1215 RECEIVED AN UPDATED BRIEFING & WAS INFORMED THAT IMC EXISTED ALONG HIS ROUTE OF FLT & VFR FLT WAS NOT RECOMMENDED. AT 1536 HE CALLED & RECEIVED THE ST. LOUIS, MO HOURLY WX. AT 1648 HE FILED A VFR FLT PLAN & INDICATED HE DID NOT NEED A WX BRIEFING SINCE HE HAD MONITORED THE WX THROUGHOUT THE DAY. HE WAS HOWEVER PROVIDED SIGMENT ECHO 3. THE PLT DEPARTED WILMINGTON AT APPROXIMATELY 1805. AT APPROXIMATELY 1945 THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED FLYING AT A LOW ALTITUDE IN A WESTERLY DIRECTION. THE WITNESS STATED THERE WAS A HEAVY SNOWFALL. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X01735


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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