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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38710
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Date:27-MAY-1985
Time:13:47
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna R182 Skylane RG
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N7161S
C/n / msn: R18201700
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Seneca, SC -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Greenville, SC
Destination airport:Chicago, IL (3HA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING FLT, THE PLT WAS OBSERVED TO MAKE A LOW PASS OVER LAKE KEOWEE NEAR A FRIEND'S HOUSEBOAT. THE OWNER OF THE HOUSEBOAT STATED THAT THE ACFT WAS FLYING LOW OFF HIS RIGHT SIDE WHEN THE ACFT STRUCK THE WATER. ANOTHER WITNESS ALSO SAW THE ACFT FLYING AT TREETOP LEVEL OVER HIS POSITION. HE SAW THE ACFT GETTING LOWER & HE EXPECTED THE PLT TO PULL UP, BUT HE DIDN'T. ALSO, HE REPORTED THAT THE ENG WAS OPERATING NORMALLY UNTIL IMPACT. THE ACFT WAS RETREIVED FROM WHERE IT SANK IN ABOUT 80 FT OF WATER, BUT NO PREIMPACT MECHANICAL PROBLEMS WERE FOUND. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X36351


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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