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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41430
Last updated: 16 November 2020
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Date:12-AUG-1989
Time:08:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna R172K
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N1211V
C/n / msn: R1722141
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Anchorage, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Anchorage, AK (MRI)
Destination airport:Caribou Creek, AK
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PRIVATE PILOT AND THREE PASSENGERS DEPARTED MERRILL FIELD, ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, ON AUGUST 12, 1989, AT 0802 ALASKA DAYLIGHT TIME (A.D.T.), FOR A SIGHTSEEING FLIGHT. THEIR DESTINATION AND ROUTE IS UNKNOWN, AS NO FLIGHT PLAN WAS FILED. FAMILY MEMBERS BELIEVE THAT THEY MAY HAVE BEEN GOING TO AN AREA IN CHICKALOON PASS, LOCATED ABOUT 100 MILES NORTHEAST OF ANCHORAGE. AFTER BEING REPORTED OVERDUE BY FAMILY MEMBERS, AN EXTENSIVE SEARCH FAILED TO LOCATE ANY TRACE OF THE AIRPLANE OR ITS OCCUPANTS. ON AUGUST 17, 1990, THE AIRCRAFT WAS LOCATED 100 MILES NORTHEAST OF ANCHORAGE. THE AIRCRAFT WAS DESTROYED BY IMPACT AND GROUND FIRE. THE PILOT AND THREE PASSENGERS WERE FATALLY INJURED. CAUSE: UNDETERMINED.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X29017


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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