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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38149
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Date:29-JAN-1986
Time:18:26
Type:Silhouette image of generic P210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna P210N
Owner/operator:Jean-Pierre Brune
Registration: N4906K
C/n / msn: P21000361
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Keflavik -   Iceland
Phase: Landing
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Goose Bay, CD (CYYR)
Destination airport:Reykjavik (BIKF)
Narrative:
AT 1146 GMT, N4906K DEPTD ON A 5 HR FLT TO NARSSARSSUAQ, GREENLAND WITH AN ESTD 7 HRS OF FUEL. WHEN THE PLT RPRTD 60 MI SW OF GREENLAND, THE DESTN VIS WAS BELOW IFR MIN & THE CEILING AT THE ALTN ARPT WAS BELOW THE MDA. THE PLT ELECTED TO CONT TO REYKJAVIK, ICELAND. LATER, AFTER HE EXTENDED HIS ETA TO REYKJAVIK BY MORE THAN 1 HR & INDICATED LOW FUEL, ICE- LAND OFFICIALS BGN SEARCH/RESCUE PROCEDURES. USAF & ICELAND ACFT & SHIPS WERE DISPATCHED BFR THE ACFT RAN OUT OF FUEL. AT 1811, FUEL EXHAUSTION OCCURRED AS THE PLT WAS DSCNDG FM 15,000'. A USAF C-130 CREW RENDEZVOUSED WITH N4906K, LIGHTED THE OCEAN WITH FLARES & GAVE DITCHING ADVISE. THE PLT DITCHED IN HI SEAS APRX 36 MI WEST OF KEFLAVIK, ICELAND IN WINDS GUSTING TO 35 KTS. A USAF HELICOPTER ARRIVED 3 MIN LATER, BUT THE OCCUPANTS WERE NEVER OBSVD TO EMERGE FM THE DOWNED ACFT. RESCUE PSNL LOST SIGHT OF THE ACFT AT 1834. AT THAT TIME, THE SUN WAS 6 DEG BLO THE HORIZON. THE ELT SIGNAL CEASEDSHORTLY THEREAFTER. THE OCCUPANTS WERE PRESUMED TO HAVE BEEN FATALLY INJURED WHEN THE ACFT DITCHED/SANK IN THE OCEAN. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20010110X00149


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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