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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38087
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Date:31-OCT-1983
Time:09:57
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150K
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N5631G
C/n / msn: 15071131
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Near Challis, ID -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Challis, ID (U15)
Destination airport:Boise, ID (BOI)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
A WITNESS AT THE CHALLIS airport OBSERVED THE ACFT TAKEOFF, THEN TURN & DEPART TOWARD THE WEST. IT WAS FOUND THE NEXT DAY NEAR CHALLIS CREEK ABOUT 16 MI WEST OF CHALLIS. IMPACT OCCURRED IN A RELATIVELY FLAT AREA IN A NARROW WOODED VALLEY, AT AN ELEVATION OF ABOUT 7,400 FT. THERE WAS EVIDENCE THAT THE ACFT HAD TURNED & WAS HEADED TOWARD THE CREEK WHEN IT CRASHED. FOREST SERVICE PERSONNEL REPORTED THAT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS & VALLEY IN THAT AREA WERE COVERED WITH FOG. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X44962


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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