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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40481
Last updated: 13 July 2019
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Date:05-JAN-1982
Time:18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic NAVI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ryan Navion A
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N4520K
C/n / msn: NAV-4-1520
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Ramona, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Orange County, CA
Destination airport:Ramona, CA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED DURING THE FINAL LEG OF A "SHARE THE EXPENSES" COMMUTING FLIGHT FROM HAWTHORNE TO ROMONA, CA, WHEN THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH THE SOUTHWEST FACE OF MOUNT WOODSON. MARGINAL VFR CONDITIONS PREVAILED OVER THE ROUTE OF FLIGHT. DURING THE FLIGHT AN INSTRUMENT CLEARANCE FOR A CLIMB TO VFR CONDITIONS ON TOP WAS OBTAINED. THIS CLEARANCE WAS CANCELLED WHEN THE PILOT REPORTED ON TOP AT 2500 FEET, AFTER ACKNOWLEDGING FREQUENCY CHANGE TO SAN DIEGO APPROACH CONTROL 7 MILES NORTH OF RIVERSIDE,CA THERE WERE NO FURTHER COMMUNICATIONS WITH N4520K. THE PILOT HAD A HISTORY OF FLIGHT VIOLATIONS AND AIRCRAFT ACCIDENTS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X02304


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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