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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39635
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:15-JAN-1984
Time:19:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic P32T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-32RT-300
Owner/operator:Enterprise Industrial Sales
Registration: N31844
C/n / msn: 32RT7885132
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Attalla, AL -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Fort Myers, FL
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING A VOR APPROACH TO LAND IN IMC WX, THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A TREE. THE NON-INSTRUMENT RATED PLT HAD FILED AN IFR FLT PLAN ON THIS AND OTHER OCCASIONS EVEN THOUGH HE WAS NOT QUALIFIED. DURING THIS APPROACH, THE DESCENT WAS CONTINUED PAST THE MDA OF 960 FT. FIELD ELEVATION WAS 569 FT. NO MALFUNCTIONS OF EQUIPMENT OR PHYSICAL DISCREPANCIES WERE FOUND DURING THE INVESTIGATION. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X38506


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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