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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41886
Last updated: 2 November 2019
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Date:23-OCT-1982
Time:08:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172P
Owner/operator:Dillon Flying Sw
Registration: N4AM
C/n / msn: 17274427
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Dillon, MI -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Dillon, MI
Destination airport:Dillon, MI
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT AND THREE PASSENGERS DEPARTED DILLON, MT AT ABOUT 0740 MDT TO SCOUT FOR ELK IN PREPARATION FOR HUNTING THE NEXT DAY. ACCORDING TO A PASSENGER, THEY FLEW DIRECTLY TO A MOUNTAIN AREA ABOUT 30 MILES AWAY WHERE THEY SPOTTED SOME ELK. HE SAID THAT WHILE THEY WERE TURNING AROUND FOR A BETTER VIEW, THE GROUND SUDDENLY CAME UP FAST, AND THEY CRASHED. THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED A 25 DEG RISING SLOPE AT AN ELEVATON OF ABOUT 7400 FT MSL. THREE OF THE FOUR OCCUPANTS DID NOT HAVE THEIR SEAT BELTS FASTENED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X04546


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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