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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39679
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Date:21-JAN-1997
Time:18:07
Type:Silhouette image of generic C210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 210N
Owner/operator:W D And L Corp
Registration: N29WW
C/n / msn: 21063308
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Highland, MI -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Troy, MI (TD2)
Destination airport:Oshkosh, WI (OSH)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
At 1755 local time, two instrument rated pilots departed on a night flight from Troy, MI, to Oshkosh, WI. At 1801, they were cleared to climb from 3,000 to 5,000 feet. About 6 minutes later, while cruising about 4 miles south-southwest of Pontiac, MI, radio and radar contact with the airplane were lost. A search was initiated, and wreckage of the airplane was found in the vicinity (near Highland, MI). Investigation determined that the outboard twelve feet of the right wing, and portions of the right elevator and right elevator trim tab separated from the airplane in-flight. Examination of the airframe, engine, and components failed to reveal preexistent anomalies. Weather forecasts and reports indicated turbulence, and temperatures above freezing at the cruising altitude. No preexisting pathology or toxicological findings were found that would have had an effect on the pilots' performance. CAUSE: in-flight breakup of the airplane for undetermined reason(s).

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001208X07261


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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