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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38102
Last updated: 17 October 2020
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Date:13-NOV-1983
Time:19:17
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161
Owner/operator:Professional Aviation Service
Registration: N8092Z
C/n / msn: 28-8016085
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Devers, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Porter, TX
Destination airport:Beaumont, TX (BMT)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES WHILE MANEUVERING AT A VERY LOW ALTITUDE AFTER DARK IN A POPULAR DEER HUNTING AREA. THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED ROLLING INTO STEEP BANK WITH THE ENG 'REVVED UP' THEN SUDDENLY YAWED TOWARD THE GROUND. THE ACFT LIGHTS WERE ON. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X45051


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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