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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38916
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Date:02-OCT-1984
Time:08:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic C82R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna R182 Skylane RG
Owner/operator:Desert Flying Service
Registration: N1842R
C/n / msn: R18200579
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Austin, NV -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Reno, NV (RNO)
Destination airport:Eureka, NV (05U)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DETERIORATING WX WAS ENCOUNTERED AS THE PLT FOLLOWED A HIGHWAY TO HIS DEST ON AN EASTERLY HEADING. ON SCENE EVIDENCE INDICATED THAT THE ACFT IMPACTED LEFT WING TIP FIRST ON A NORTHERLY HEADING NEAR THE EAST END OF A BOX CANYON. THE IMPACT FLIGHT PATH ANGLE WAS ESTIMATED TO BE 25 TO 30 DEGREES DOWN. THE BOX CANYON IN WHICH THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED WAS 8 MI SOUTH OF THE HIGHWAY. LANDER COUNTY OFFICIALS IN AUSTIN OBSERVED THE WX TO BE OBSCURED WITH FOG. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X41473


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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