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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39816
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Date:07-AUG-1992
Time:00:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28R-200
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N3058R
C/n / msn: 28R-35619
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Waynesboro, GA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:(2J7)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE TIME OF DEPARTURE WAS NOT DETERMINED. HOWEVER, THE PASSENGERS WERE KNOWN TO BE AT THEIR PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT UNTIL 2200. THE WRECKAGE WAS FOUND THE NEXT MORNING IN THE EDGE OF A CORN FIELD NEAR THE AIRPORT. THE WRECKAGE WAS DISTRIBUTED ON A HEADING OF 083 DEG AND WAS APRX 1 MI FROM THE APPROACH END OF RUNWAY 8. THE TERRAIN ELEVATION AT THE ACCIDENT SITE IS APRX 200 FT ABOVE THE ELEVATION OF THE APPROACH END OF THE RUNWAY. THE LANDING GEAR WAS EXTENDED, AND THE LANDING LIGHT SWITCH WAS TURNED TO THE ON POSITION. THE THROTTLE WAS IN THE FULL FORWARD POSITION. THE TOXICOLOGICAL REPORT ON THE PILOT SHOWED A BLOOD ETHANOL LEVEL OF 98 MG/DL. CAUSE: THE PILOT MISJUDGED HIS DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE DURING FINAL APPROACH AS A RESULT OF HIS ALCOHOLIC IMPAIRMENT OF EFFICIENCY AND JUDGEMENT. A FACTOR WHICH CONTRIBUTED TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE DARK NIGHT.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X15311


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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