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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41940
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Date:20-MAR-1982
Time:15:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N
Owner/operator:Fleeman Aviation
Registration: N737QS
C/n / msn: 17269597
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Greenfield, TN -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Monroe, LA
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WITNESSES REPORTED THAT THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED AFTER THE PILOT HAD BEEN MAKING LOW PASSES FOR ABOUT 15 TO 30 MINUTES. IN THE VICINITY OF A 30 FT POLE, THE PILOT MADE A RIGHT TURN AND THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK THE TOP OF A 45 FT TREE. THE AIRCRAFT CONTINUED OVER A SMALL WOODED AREA AND STRUCK THE TOP OF A 60 FT TREE, THEN CRASHED IN A CLEARING. ALL OF THE WITNESSES REPORTED THAT THE ENGINE SOUNDED NORMAL PRIOR TO IMPACT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X01763


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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