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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38010
Last updated: 30 October 2019
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Date:30-OCT-1982
Time:00:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N
Owner/operator:Clinton Lindseth
Registration: N5223J
C/n / msn: 73739
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Panoche, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Taft, CA (C)
Destination airport:San Jose, CA (C)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AT 1615 ON 10/29 THE PLT OBTAINED A FSS WX BRIEFING & FILED A VFR FLT PLAN TO TAFT. THE PLT WAS ADVISED HIS TRIP WOULD BE IN VFR CONDITIONS TO TAFT, BUT THE WX WOULD DETERIORATE TNTO THUNDERSTORMS ALONG HIS ROUTE AS THE EVENING PROGRESSED.THE ACFT ARRIVED IN TAFT AT APPROXIMATELY 1745. THE ACFT TOOK OFF AT APPROXIMATELY 2330 FOR THE RETURN FLT TO SAN JOSE. A WITNESS OBSERVED THE ACFT FLYING ERRATICALLY OVER THE DIABLO MOUNTAIN RANGE & THEY WATCHED THE LIGHTS OF THE ACFT IMPACT THE MOUNTAIN TOP. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X04784


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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