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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38413
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Date:20-APR-1985
Time:20:48
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna R182 Skylane RG
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N4972S
C/n / msn: R18201499
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Hamilton Twnshp, NJ -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Beverly, MA (BVY)
Destination airport:Atlantic City, NJ (ACY)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PLT'S ORIGINAL DESTN WAS BADER FIELD AT ATLANTIC CITY. HOWEVER, DURING ARRIVAL, HE DIVERTED TO THE ATLANTIC CITY airport, SINCE BADER FIELD WAS BELOW MINS. VECTORS WERE PROVIDED FOR AN ILS RWY 13 APCH & THE PLT WAS CLEARED FOR THE APCH. HE WAS THEN CLEARED TO LAND & WAS ADVISED THAT THE RVR FOR RWY 13 WAS 4000 FT & THE WIND WAS FROM 090 DEG AT 5 KTS. THE PLT ACKNOWLEDGED THE TRANSMISSION, THEN THERE WAS NO FURTHER RADIO CONTACT WITH THE ACFT. THE ACFT CRASH ABOUT 3.5 MI NORTHWEST OF THE airport IN A WOODED AREA. INITIAL IMPACT OCCURRED WITH TREES JUST SLIGHTLY LEFT OF THE LOCALIZER COURSE LINE. ELEVATION AT THE ACDNT SITE WAS 60 FT. THE airport ELEVATION WAS 76 FT & THE DECISION HEIGHT FOR THE ILS WAS 276 FT. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND THAT WOULD HAVE CAUSED THE ACDNT. DURING THE FLT THE PLT HAD RADIOED THAT A CIRCUIT BREAKER HAD 'POPPED' BUT HE ALSO SAID THAT THE PROBLEM WAS RESOLVED. THE BREAKERS FOR THE NAV LGTS & FLAPS WERE FOUND DISENGAGED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X36299


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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