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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41715
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:07-JAN-1987
Time:11:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182Q
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N28MB
C/n / msn: 18265566
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Essex, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Agua Dulce, CA (L70)
Destination airport:Essex, CA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
UPON REACHING HIS DESTINATION THE PILOT DESCENDED TO MAKE A MESSAGE DROP. HE SELECTED A FLIGHT PATH THAT WAS PERPENDICULAR TO A 55 FOOT TALL, UNMARKED, ELECTRICAL POWER LINE. DURING THE LOW PASS FOR THE DROP THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH THE ELECTRICAL WIRES. THE AIRCRAFT THEN DESCENDED INTO A GROUP OF RAILROAD SIGNAL AND ELECTRICAL WIRES BEFORE COLLIDING WITH THE GROUND. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X30083


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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