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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37903
Last updated: 30 November 2019
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Date:16-DEC-1984
Time:06:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20J
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N4812H
C/n / msn: 24-0887
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Grand Canyon, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Mesa, AZ (FFZ)
Destination airport:Cedar City, UT (CDC)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PLT RECEIVED A WX BRIEFING AND WAS ADVISED OF MODERATE RIME AND MIXED ICING IN CLOUDS. HE FILED AN IFR FLT PLAN AND DEPARTED. WHILE AT 12000 FT, HE REPORTED ENCOUNTERING SEVERE RIME ICE AND REQUESTED A LOWER ALTITUDE. HE STATED THATHE WAS TRYING TO FLING OFF PROPELLER ICE WHEN RADAR AND RADIO CONTACT WERE LOST. THE WRECKAGE WAS LOCATED IN REMOTE MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN BY A GROUND PARTY DIRECTED TO THE SITE BY AN AIR FORCE ACFT WHICH MONITERED A ELT SIGNAL. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X41807


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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