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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39626
Last updated: 22 April 2019
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Date:13-FEB-1982
Time:16:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-34-220T
Owner/operator:Stanley Goldsmith
Registration: N8455Y
C/n / msn: 34-8233002
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Sonoma, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Grass Valley, CA
Destination airport:San Rafael, CA
Narrative:
THE PILOT PROCEEDED VFR TOWARD A PRIVATE STRIP AFTER AN INSTRUMENT APPROACH TO NAPA COUNTY AIRPORT. THE VISIBILITY WAS NOT GOOD AND THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A HILLSIDE WHILE EN ROUTE. ABOUT 5 MI NORTH, THE WEATHER AT THE NAPA COUNTY AIRPORT WAS 500 FT OVERCAST, 1.5 MI VISIBILITY WITH FOG AND RAIN, WIND 100 DEG AT 6 KTS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X02267


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]
03-Feb-2019 22:17 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]

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