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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41884
Last updated: 23 October 2019
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Date:27-MAY-1982
Time:11:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172P
Owner/operator:Northern Productions
Registration: N64093
C/n / msn: 17275521
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Osage, WY -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:Gillette, WY
Destination airport:Gillette, WY
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED GILLETTE, WYOMING ON A PIPELINE PATROL MISSION. THIS WAS THE PILOT'S FIRST PIPELINE PATROL OVER THE LINE THAT HE WAS PATROLLING. DURING THE FLIGHT, THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK THREE POWERLINES AND CRASHED. THE PASSENGER STATED THAT HE SAW THE WIRES JUST PRIOR TO IMPACT, AND REPORTED THAT THE PILOT MADE NO EVASIVE ACTION. A WITNESS STATED THAT THE AIRCRAFT HAD MADE A 180 DEGREE TURN BEFORE COLLIDING WITH THE WIRES. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X03213


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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