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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38489
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Date:31-MAY-1993
Time:12:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150G
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N2892S
C/n / msn: 15066792
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Milroy, PA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lancaster, PA (LNS)
Destination airport:Warren, PA (7PA1)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT STATED THAT WHILE CRUISING OVER MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN, 'MOUNTAIN OBSCURATION AND FOG CLOSED IN TIGHT IN A HURRY.' HE ATTEMPTED TO STAY CLEAR OF CLOUDS AND LAND AT A NEARBY AIRPORT. THE AIRPLANE ENTERED CLOUDS AND IMPACTED TERRAIN. THE PILOT WAS NOT INSTRUMENT RATED. NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS WERE REPORTED. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S INADVERTENT FLIGHT INTO INSTRUMENT METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS, AND HIS FAILURE TO MAINTAIN CLEARANCE WITH TERRAIN. FACTORS RELATED TO THE ACCIDENT INCLUDE MOUNTAIN OBSCURATION AND FOG.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X12327


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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