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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38495
Last updated: 28 June 2020
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Date:19-JUN-1983
Time:22:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161
Owner/operator:Warrior
Registration: N2405U
C/n / msn: 28-8016023
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Cambridge, OH -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Columbia, SC (CAF)
Destination airport:Middlefield, OH (7GB)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND DURING A NIGHT FLT AFTER THE PLT ENCOUNTERED WEATHER ACCORDING TO THE RADIO TRANSMISSIONS TO CLEVELAND CENTER. HIS STATEMENTS WERE 'WHAT HAVE YOU GOT ME INTO' AND 'WHAT ARE WE INTO HERE' WHEN ASKED BY CLEVELAND IF HE WAS INTO WEATHER THE PLT REPLIED 'I BELIEVE.' THIS WAS HIS LAST TRANSMISSION. WITNESSES IN THE AREA SAW AND HEARD HIM CIRCLING AND CLIMBING AND DIVING OUT OF CLOUDS. SOME THOUGHT HE WAS 'STUNTING' THE PLT WAS INSTRUMENT RATED BUT DID NOT HAVE VERY MUCH ACTUAL INSTRUMENT EXPERIENCE (ABOUT 6 HRS TOTAL TIME). THE ACFT IMPACTED THEGROUND IN A 38 DEGREE DESCENT ANGLE IN A 35 DEGREE RIGHT BANK. BOTH OCCUPANTS WERE THROWN OUT AND FATALLY INJURED. ENG SOUNDS WERE HEARD UNTIL IMPACT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X43234


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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