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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39940
Last updated: 24 February 2021
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Date:31-AUG-1983
Time:05:01
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N6874J
C/n / msn: 287625250
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Everett, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES AND THE GROUND IN AN ATTEMPT TO RETURN TO THE airport AFTER TAKEOFF. THE ACFT CRASHED ONE MILESOUTH OF THE airport IN IMC WEATHER IN THE EARLY HOURS OF THE MORNING. WITNESSES SAID DENSE FOG EXISTED AT THE TIME WITH ZERO VISIBILITY. THE OFFICIAL WEATHER REPORT WAS TAKEN ABOUT 3 HOURS LATER AND REPORTED AN INDEFINITE CEILING,VISIBILITYZERO IN FOG. THE ACFT IS BELIEVED TO HAVE DEPARTED FROM THE SAME airport EARLIER BUT NO DEPARTURE TIME IS KNOWN. THE PLT'S BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL WAS 0.14%. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X44350


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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