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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38603
Last updated: 14 November 2019
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Date:25-NOV-1982
Time:16:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172K
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N79173
C/n / msn: 17257935
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Oxford, NE -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lincoln, NE (LNK)
Destination airport:Oxford, NE (56V)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT MADE 3 LOW PASSES NEAR HIS SON'S HOME. REPORTEDLY, THE 3RD PASS WAS MADE AT AN ALTITUDE OF ABOUT 40 TO 50 FT AGL. A WITNESS THEN OBSERVED THE PILOT PULL UP ABRUPTLY TO ABOUT A 45 DEG CLIMB. AFTER CLIMBING AN ADDITIONAL 40 TO 50 FT, THE AIRCRAFT STALLED AND IMPACTED WITH THE GROUND. THE WITNESS REPORTED THAT THE ENGINE HAD CUT OUT AT THE HIGHEST POINT ABOVE THE GROUND, BUT NO INDICATION OF A POWER LOSS WAS FOUND DURING AN EXAMINATION OF THE WRECKAGE. THE AIRCRAFT HAD BEEN PARTIALLY FILLED WITH AUTOMOTIVE FUEL. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X04976


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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