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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37724
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Date:21-MAY-1985
Time:21:58
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-181
Owner/operator:Atlantic National Corporation
Registration: N8460M
C/n / msn: 28-8290054
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Charleston, WV -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Kent, OH (1G3)
Destination airport:Charleston, WV (CRW)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE TERRAIN ABOUT 1 MILE SHORT OF THE RWY THRESHOLD DURING AN IFR APPRCH ON A DARK NIGHT IN IMC WX. THE PLT HAD BEEN BRIEFED ON THE WX AND WAS GIVEN THE CEILING AT HIS DESTINATION AS BELOW VFR MINIMUMS . THE NON-INSTRUMENT RATED PLT CHOSE TO TRY AN APPROACH ANYWAY INSTEAD OF GOING TO AN ALTERNATE ARPT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X36350_


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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