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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41627
Last updated: 15 November 2019
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Date:18-JAN-1982
Time:18:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic C210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 210L
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N641CH
C/n / msn: 21059801
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Madison County , AL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Destin, FL
Destination airport:Tullahoma, TN
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED DESTIN, FL AT 1554 CST ON A FLIGHT TO TULLAHOMA, TN. THE ESTIMATED TIME EN ROUTE WAS LISTED ON THE FLIGHT PLAN AS 2.5 HRS WITH 4.5 HOURS FUEL ON BOARD. DURING ARRIVAL AT TULLAHOMA, THE PILOT INITIATED A VOR/DME-B APPROACH, BUT EXECUTED A MISSED APPROACH DUE TO WEATHER. THE AIRCRAFT WAS THEN CLEARED TO PROCEED TO HUNTSVILLE, AL. DURING AN ILS APPROACH AT HUNTSVILLE, THE ENGINE LOST POWER AFTER THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HE WAS LOW ON FUEL. THE PLANE CRASHED AT ABOUT 1835 CST WHEN IT STRUCK TREES DURING A FORCED LANDING. AN INVESTIGAITON REVEALED THAT THE PLANE WAS LAST REFUELED ON 1/17/82 AT TULLAHOMA. AFTER THAT, IT WAS FLOWN AROUND THE AIRPORT PATTERN, AND THEN THE NEXT DAY, THE PLANE WAS FLOWN TO DESTIN. AN EXAMINATION OF THE WRECKAGE REVEALED ONLY TRACES OF FUELL. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X01722


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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