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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38837
Last updated: 21 April 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182J
Registration: N2711F
C/n / msn: 18256811
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Satanta, KS -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Burlington, KS (UKL)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
The aircraft impacted a 120 foot silo during a visual approach into Satanta Municipal Airport (1K9), Satanta Kansas. The elevation of the airport is 2,976 feet msl. Night instrument meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The airport is not equipped with an approved instrument approach procedure. At 0025:08 radar data shows the aircraft with a transponder code of 4753 one mile northeast of 1K9. From 0028:01 to 0035:22, the squawk code was 1200. The last recorded radar position was at 0035:22, between 1K9 and the silo, at an altitude of 3,200 feet msl.

Probable Cause: the preflight planning/preparation and the missed approach not performed by the pilot. The obstruction clearance not maintained by the pilot was an additional cause. Contributing factors were the low ceiling and the fog.



Revision history:

24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
14-Dec-2017 08:27 ASN Update Bot Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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