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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38572
Last updated: 19 March 2021
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Date:19-JUN-1982
Time:18:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna R182 Skylane RG
Owner/operator:Gulf Park Aviation
Registration: N757FB
C/n / msn: R18201224
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Ocean Springs, MS -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Ocean Springs, MS (5R2)
Destination airport:Ocean Springs, MS (5R2)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
A PILOT-RATED WITNESS OBSERVED THE ENTIRE FLIGHT AND ACCIDENT. HE STATED THAT AFTER TAKEOFF AND GEAR RETRACTION, THE AIRCRAFT WAS HELD AT A VERY LOW ALTITUDE, WHICH HE THOUGHT WAS TO GAIN AIRSPEED. THE AIRCRAFT REACHED THE END OF THE RUNWAY AND WENT INTO A STEEP CLIMB WHICH WAS FOLLOWED BY A ROLLING MANEUVER TO THE LEFT. THE ROLL CONTINUED, BUT BEFORE COMPLETION, THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK TREES IN A NOSE LOW ALTITUDE. HE AND TWO OTHER WITNESSES REPORTED THAT THE ENGINE WAS OPERATING AT HIGH POWER UNTIL IMPACT. NO PREIMPACT MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE OF THE AIRCRAFT OR ENGINE WAS EVIDENT. THE DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS ABOUT 2100 FT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X02875


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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