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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41727
Last updated: 26 April 2020
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Date:23-OCT-1998
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182P
Owner/operator:US Border Patrol
Registration: N1324M
C/n / msn: 18264289
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Deming, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Bellingham, WA (BLI)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The aircraft collided with mountainous terrain during a routine Border Patrol surveillance flight. Witness observations and evidence found at the accident site indicated that the aircraft collided with several tree tops in a straight-and-level attitude, before the aircraft subsequently collided with the rising terrain. During the post-accident investigation, no evidence was found of a mechanical failure or malfunction. CAUSE: Terrain clearance was not maintained for undetermined reasons. Mountainous terrain was a factor.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X11346


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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