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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38375
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Date:13-FEB-1982
Time:18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172K
Owner/operator:San Jose Flying Jaguars
Registration: N99WM
C/n / msn: 17257206
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Hollister, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Bakersfield, CA (C)
Destination airport:San Jose, CA (AI)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE AIRCRAFT FLEW INTO THE SIDE OF A MOUNTAIN IN LEVEL CRUISE. THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED DURING WEATHER IN WHICH VFR FLIGHT HAD NOT BEEN RECOMMENDED. CLOUDS WERE OBSCURING THE MOUNTAINS. THE AIRCRAFT WAS ON THE RETURN LEG OF A CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT. NO FLIGHT PLAN WAS FILED. ACCORDING TO THE AIRCRAFT HEADING AT THE TIME OF IMPACT, THE PILOT HAD TURNED TO A COURSE TO RETURN TO AN AREA WHERE THE WEATHER WAS VFR. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X02269


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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