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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41356
Last updated: 11 January 2020
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Date:14-APR-1996
Time:14:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna U206G
Owner/operator:Signal Air
Registration: N734QW
C/n / msn: U20604862
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Venice, LA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Burrwood, LA
Destination airport:, LA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
According to a statement given by one passenger to the local sheriff's investigator, the airplane was approximately '300 feet off the ground when whey encountered fog. The pilot made a right turn and began to descend. The airplane impacted the water, and the windshield popped out. The airplane bounced once and came to rest inverted.' The passenger also stated that when they had departed the airport, the weather had been 'crystal clear' and 'no one noticed the fog until they were already in it.' The airplane was not recovered. CAUSE: the pilot's inadvertent flight into instrument meteorological conditions. A factor was the fog.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001208X05559


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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