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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40311
Last updated: 6 January 2020
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Date:19-JUL-1985
Time:03:43
Type:Silhouette image of generic AEST model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ted Smith Aerostar 601
Owner/operator:Don Evans
Registration: N71MA
C/n / msn: 61-0217-094
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Erie, PA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Louisville, KY (SDF)
Destination airport:Cleveland, OH (BFT)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING A NORMAL IFR CRUISE FLIGHT, THE PILOT OF AIR OHIO FLIGHT 21, DID NOT RESPOND TO ATC INSTRUCTIONS. AIR OHIO FLIGHT 21 CONTINUED FOR 40 MINUTES WITH NO REPLY AND WITHOUT DEVIATION IN ALTITUDE OR HEADING UNTIL THE DISCRETE TARGET DISAPPEARED FROM RADAR OVER LAKE ERIE. THE PILOT HAD NOT SLEPT FOR APPROXIMATELY 30 HOURS PRIOR TO THE LOSS OF COMMUNICATION RESPONSE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X37246


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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