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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41583
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:21-JAN-1983
Time:19:06
Type:Silhouette image of generic C310 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 310Q
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N310TA
C/n / msn: 310Q0504
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Atlantic City, NJ -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Du Page, IL (DPA)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
THE FLT PROCEEDED ROUTINELY FROM CHICAGO TO ATLANTIC CITY. COMMUNICATIONS AND PROCEDURES ALL SEEMED ROUTINE AND NORMAL AND AT 1901 LOCAL CONTROL AT ATLANTIC CITY INFORMED THE PILOT THAT HE WAS ONE MILE OUT AND SHOULD BE PICKING UP THE 'RABBIT' MOMENTARILY. AT 1902 THE CONTROLLER ASKED THE PILOT IF HE WAS ON THE GROUND OR DID HE GO AROUND? THE PILOT RESPONDED THAT HE WAS 'IN THE GO-AROUND.' LOCAL CONTROL THEN ISSUED MISSED APPROACH PROCEDURES. THE FLT DID NOT RESPOND TO THE INSTRUCTIONS NOR TO ANY SUBSEQUENT TRANSMISSIONS. AT 1907 AN EXPLOSION WAS REPORTED IN THE VICINITY OF THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY. THE ACFT STRUCK TREES 5,900 FT BEYOND THE DEPARTURE OF THE 10,000 FT RWY ON A TRACK OF 110 DEG. THE TREES IN THE AREA WERE ABOUT 45 FT HIGH. CAUSE:
Note: wrong date given by NTSB, according to news paper report from 24 January 1983 (description and photo with "N310TA" visible), possible Friday 21 January 1983

Sources:

https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001214X42074
El Informador 24 January 1983, p8A (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
10-Dec-2013 05:01 310driver Updated [Aircraft type]
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Apr-2018 20:17 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
21-Apr-2018 20:29 TB Updated [Date, Source, Narrative]

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