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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37910
Last updated: 20 February 2021
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Date:07-DEC-1983
Time:17:41
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161
Owner/operator:Navajo Aviation
Registration: N2862C
C/n / msn: 28-7916487
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Danville, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:San Jose, CA (SJC)
Destination airport:Concord, CA (CCR)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH RISING TERRAIN AT THE 1600 FT LEVEL ON A DARK NIGHT. THE PLT WAS ON A NIGHT CROSS-COUNTRY AND HADMADE A RADIO CALL SAYING HE WAS UNSURE OF HIS POSITION. HE THEN REPORTED HIS ALT AS 2000 FT. THE BUCHANAN TOWER GAVE HIM A HEADING TO FLY AND SAID HE WAS ONLY 10 MILES FROM THE ARPT. THE ACFT ACKNOWLEDGED THE HEADING AND THIS WAS THE LAST RADIO CONTACT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X45312


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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