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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40387
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Date:14-SEP-1984
Time:10:08
Type:Silhouette image of generic AEST model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-60-602P
Owner/operator:Buss Automation
Registration: N6897L
C/n / msn: 629328165055
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Dayton, TN -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Lenoir, NC (MRN)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
ON ARRIVAL AT DESTINATION, PLT FOUND AIRPORT OBSCURED BY FOG, REPORTED BY UNICOM AS 1 MI VISIBILITY. PLT CIRCLED TO AWAIT IMPROVEMENT. 15 MIN LATER, VISIBILITY IMPROVED TO 1-1/2 MI. ACFT OBSERVED BRIEFLY THROUGH BREAKS, THEN HEARD MANUVERING TO NORTH AND SEEN ONCE ON APPROXIMATE DOWNWIND HDG. ACFT HEARD APPROACHING AIRPORT THEN APPEARED IN DIVING LEFT TURN BELOW FOG AND TO RIGHT OF RUNWAY BEFORE IMPACT. APPROVED NDB/VOR DME/RNAV APPROACHES TO AIRPORT HAVE 700 FT CEILING MINIMUM. ACFT FOUND CONFIGURED FOR LANDING. NO RECORD OF REQUEST FOR INSTRUMENT APPROACH. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X40962


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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