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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41456
Last updated: 25 December 2019
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Date:08-OCT-1985
Time:19:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Owner/operator:Blytheville Aero
Registration: N9854Q
C/n / msn: 17265798
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Luxora, AR -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Blytheville, AR (HKA)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AFTER A DAY OF WORK,THE PLT AND TWO FRIENDS MADE A LCL FLT AROUND HE AREA. NEAR THE END OF THE FLT,A FIRE WAS SPOTTED ON THE WEST BANK OF A MISS. RIVER CHANNEL. THE PLT DECIDED TO GO DOWN AND TAKE A LOOK AT THE FIRE. AFTER PASSING OVER THE FIRE, FLT DOWN THE CHANNEL WAS CONTINUED. THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH AN UNMARKED POWER LINE ACROSS THE CHANNEL AND CRASHED INTO THE WOODS. THREE CONDUCTORS WERE SEPARATED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X37943


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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