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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38466
Last updated: 11 February 2021
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Date:31-AUG-1984
Time:08:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic C402 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 402C
Owner/operator:Peterson Industries
Registration: N55LP
C/n / msn: 402C0102
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Albertville, AL -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Decatur, AR (5M5)
Destination airport:Albertville, AL (8A0)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
PLT WAS EXECUTING AN NON-DIRECTIONAL BEACON APPROACH TO RWY 23. INSTRUMENT METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS PREVAILED AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT. RADAR INFORMATION OBTAINED DURING THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE PLT DID NOT STABILIZE THE AIRSPEED WHILE EXECUTING THE APPROACH. WITNESSES NEAR THE ACCIDENT SITE INDICATED THEY HAD HEARD A LOW FLYING ACFT AT THE APRX TIME OF THE ACCIDENT. THE WRECKAGE PATH REVEALED A GRADUAL DESCENT SWATH IN THE TREES WHICH TERMINATED WITH GROUND IMPACT. WITNESSES NEAR THE airport STATED THAT THE airport WAS OBSCURED BY FOG. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X40569


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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