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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39905
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Date:26-JAN-1985
Time:21:09
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161
Owner/operator:Sportsman Airpark
Registration: N4369F
C/n / msn: 8416113
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Bickleton, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Pasco, WA (PSC)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT BEGAN FLIGHT ACTIVITY AT DAWN ON THE DAY OF THE ACCIDENT. WEATHER BRIEFINGS INDICATED MARGINAL CONDITIONS FOR AN AFTERNOON FLIGHT TO ANOTHER CITY, WHICH WAS ACCOMPLISHED WITHOUT INCIDENT. AT 2027 HOURS, WITHOUT UPDATED WEATHER BRIEFING, THE PILOT DEPARTED ON RETURN FLIGHT. RADAR FLIGHT FOLLOWING WAS INITIATED, BUT WAS TERMINATED WHEN THE PILOT COULD NOT MAINTAIN VFR ON ASSIGNED HEADING AND WAS INSTRUCTED TO RESUME OWN NAVIGATION. RADAR INDICATES THAT PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT THE ACFT WAS PROCEEDING SOUTH AT AN UNKNOWN ALT. INITIAL IMPACT ON OPEN RISING TERRAIN WAS APRX 330 DEGS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X35607


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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