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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39838
Last updated: 21 July 2020
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Date:08-JUN-1983
Time:14:53
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-181
Owner/operator:S G Flight Service
Registration: N8318T
C/n / msn: 28-8190132
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:El Cajon, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:San Diego, CA (MYF)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PLT WAS FIRST WX BRIEFED AT 0916 FOR A FLT TO CATALINA ISLAND & ON TO SAN JOSE. VFR FLT WAS NOT RECOMMENDED. SUBSEQUENTLY THE PLT CALLED FSS FOUR MORE TIMES, THE FINAL CALL AT 1402 DURING WHICH HE REQUESTED & RECEIVED THE WX FOR MONTGOMERY & GILLESPIE ARPT. BOTH WERE STILL BELOW VFR. AT 1443 THE PLT CONTACTED THE TOWER & RECEIVED A SPECIAL VFR CLEARANCE & THE ACFT DEPARTED AT 1449. ABOUT 2 MIN LATER THE PLT WAS INFORMED THAT HE WAS IN NAS MIRAMAR'S AIRSPACE, AT WHICH TIME HE STATED HE WOULD LIKE TO RETURN TO THE ARPT. THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH TERRAIN ABOUT 10 FT BELOW THE NORTH PEAK OF FORTUNA MOUNTAIN. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X43374


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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