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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38273
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Date:03-JAN-1986
Time:18:03
Type:Silhouette image of generic C337 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna T337B Turbo Super Skymaster
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N2407S
C/n / msn: 337-0707
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Talladega, AL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Tuscaloosa, AL (TCL)
Destination airport:Talladega, AL (ASN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES DURING THE FINAL APPROACH TO LANDING. THE LIGHT CONDITIONS WERE DARK, SKIES WERE CLEAR AND WINDS WERE CALM. PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT, THE PLT HAD LANDED AND VISITED THE FBO FROM WHERE THE ACFT WAS RECENTLY PURCHASED TO CORRECT SOME AVIONIC DISAGREEMENTS. THE VISIT WAS BRIEF AND THE PLT WAS SAID TO HAVE BEEN UPSET AT THE TIME OF DEPARTURE. MEDICAL FINDINGS ON THE PLT CONFIRMED A CONDITION EVIDENT OF HYPERTENSION. THE PLT HAD BEEN TAKING MEDICATION FOR HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE SINCE 9/84. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF MEDICATION IN THE PLT'S SYSTEM AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20010110X00102


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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