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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41864
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Date:04-FEB-1986
Time:10:22
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna R172K Hawk XP
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N736HV
C/n / msn: R1722548
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Napa, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:(APC)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
BEFORE TAKING OFF, THE PLT APPEARED TO HAVE DIFFICULTY FOLLOWING TAXI INSTRUCTIONS. HE THEN TOOK OFF WITHOUT CLEARANCE AGAINST CROSSING TRAFFIC. WHEN HE RETURNED TO LAND, HE WAS CLEARED FOR RGT TRAFFIC TO RWY 18. THE ACFT ENTERED A LEFT DOWNWIND FOR RWY 24 INTO OPPOSING TRAFFIC. AFTER THE TOWER ISSUED COLLISION AVOIDANCE ADVICE TO OTHER ACFT, N736HV WAS CLEARED TO LAND ON RWY 24. HOWEVER, THE PLT OVERSHOT THE TURN TO FINAL APCH & MANEUVERED BACK TOWARD THE RWY CENTERLINE.WHILE MANEUVERING, THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A 70 FT TREE ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY APRX 1 MILE FROM THE APCH END OF THE RWY.THE ACFT THEN IMPACTED THE GROUND & SLID INVERTED FOR ABOUT 80 YDS. BOTH OCCUPANTS RECEIVED HEAD INJURIES. THE PASSENGERREMAINED UNCONSCIOUS FOR ABOUT 2 MONTHS AFTER THE ACDNT. A CHECK OF THE PLT'S BLOOD SHOWED AN ALCOHOL LEVEL OF 175 MG% (0.175%). CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X32942


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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