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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40240
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Date:27-DEC-1983
Time:11:34
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft P35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:Flying Particles
Registration: N258C
C/n / msn: D-7068
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mckittrick, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Livermore, CA (LVK)
Destination airport:Imperial, CA (IPL)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AFTER DEPARTING ON AN IFR X-COUNTRY FLT, THE ACFT WAS CLIMBING FROM 7000 TO 11,000 FT, WHEN THE PLT WAS ASKED (AT 1126) TO INCREASING HER RATE OF CLIMB BECAUSE OF OTHER TRAFFIC. AT 1926:13, SHE WAS ASKED TO SAY HER ALT & SHE SAID SHE WAS AT 9500 FT. AT 1926:32, THE PLT WAS ASKED IF SHE WAS CLIMBING TO 11,000 FT & SHE REPLIED 'AS FAST AS POSSIBLE.' AT 1926:21, ATC AGAIN ASKED THE PLT TO REPORT HER ALT. THE ONLY REPLY WAS THE SOUND OF AN INTERMITTENT OPEN MICROPHONE. SUBSEQUENT ATTEMPTS TO ESTABLISH RADIO CONTACT WERE UNSUCCESSFUL. THE LAST MODE C REPLY WAS AT 1129:27 AT 10,200 FT. RADAR CONTACT WAS LOST 1 MIN LATER. GROUND WITNESSES BRIEFLY OBSERVED THE ACFT AT AN ESTIMATED 800 TO 1500 FT AGL. THE ACFT THEN ROLLED TO THE RIGHT TO AN EXTREME NOSE LOW ATTITUDE & CRASHED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X45319


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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