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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41619
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Date:11-JAN-1982
Time:19:11
Type:Silhouette image of generic C210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 210N
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N6558A
C/n / msn: 21063551
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Riverton, WY -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Riverton, WY
Destination airport:Wahpeton, ND
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT IMPACTED A HILL IMMEDIATELY AFTER TAKING OFF. THE WRECKAGE WAS LOCATED 8,000 FT BEYOND THE DEPARTURE END OF RWY 28 & 1,800 FT LEFT OF THE RWY CENTERLINE EXTENDED. THE ACCIDENT SITE WAS APPROXIMATELY 55 FT ABOVE THE AIRPORT ELEVATION. WITNESSES OBSERVED THE ACFT MANEUVERING AT LOW ALTITUDE DURING A SNOW STORM. THE FLT HAD ORIGINALLY DEPARTED JACKSON,WY EARLIER IN THE DAY, BUT DIVERTED TO RIVERTON DUE TO AN OIL LEAK CAUSED BY THE OIL CAP NOT BEING IN PLACE. THE FLT REMAINED IN RIVERTON APPROXIMATELY 2 HOURS WHILE THE ACFT & ENG WAS BEING CLEANED. PRIOR TO DEPARTING JACKSON WITNESSES STATED THE PLT WAS "SOMEWHAT RUSHED & ANXIOUS TO DEPART JACKSON" & "THE MAN HAD A BAD CASE OF WHAT YOU MIGHT CALL GET-HOME-ITIS, & HE WAS GOING WHETHER IT WAS VFR OR IFR." THE ACFT WAS APPROXIMATELY 253 LBS OVER MAX GROSS WEIGHT.BOTH INBOARD CLOTH SEAT BELTS SEPARATED AT THE JUNCTURE WHERE THEY PASS THROUGH THE METAL GUIDES LOCATED ON THE SIDES OF EACH SEAT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X01965


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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