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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40953
Last updated: 9 November 2019
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Date:03-JAN-1982
Time:17:28
Type:Silhouette image of generic AA5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman AA-5B
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N28912
C/n / msn: 0886
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:10 Nm W Lee Vin, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Mammoth Lakes, CA
Destination airport:Concord, CA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WHILE ON THE GROUND THE PILOT WAS REFUSED A ROUTE OVER THE SIERRA MOUNTAINS, AFTER DEPARTURE THE PILOT REQUESTED AND WAS GIVEN A CHANGE IN HIS FLIGHT PLAN THAT CLEARED HIM OVER THE MOUNTAINS. AT 1654 THE PILOT ADVISED OAKLAND CENTER THAT HE WAS CLIMBING THROUGH 14300 MSL. THE MEA WAS 15100 MSL. AT 1712 THE PILOT STATED HE HAD ENCOUNTERED STRONG UP AND DOWNDRAFTS BUT WAS VFR. JUST BEFORE CENTER LOST RADAR CONTACT THE PILOT ADVISED HE WAS BELOW MEA. THE AIRCRAFT WAS LOCATED 5 DAYS LATER CLOSE TO THE TOP OF A 12590 FOOT MOUNTAIN. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X02255


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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