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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38951
Last updated: 6 June 2021
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Date:11-AUG-1984
Time:08:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140E
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N5770U
MSN: 28-26594
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Montmorenci, IN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Hobart, IN (3HO)
Destination airport:Brazil, IN (0I2)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT CRASHED WHILE ON A X-COUNTRY PERSONAL TRANSPORTATION flight. PRIOR TO DEPARTURE, THE PLT TELEPHONED A RELATIVE AT THE DESTINATION, 118 MILES AWAY, & HAD BEEN INFORMED THAT THE FLT CONDITIONS (WX) AT BRAZIL WERE GOOD. THE PLT DID NOT OBTAIN A WX BRIEFING OR FILE A FLT PLAN. THE PLT STATED THAT HE DEPARTED IN VFR FLT CONDITIONS & WHILE CRUISING BETWEEN '1800 & 2000 FT RAN INTO A HEAVY FOG'. AT THIS TIME HE WAS APPROX 69 MI SOUTH & REPORTED HE STARTED A LT TURN INTENDING TO RETURN TO VFR CONDITIONS. THE ACFT DESCENDED DUING THE TURN & STRUCK THE BOTTOM CABLE OF A HIGH LINE 80 FT AGL. THE PLT WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED & THE PASSENGER KILLED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X40607


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]
25-Jun-2020 17:29 rlblue Updated [Destination airport]

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