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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41942
Last updated: 23 March 2019
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Date:07-MAR-1983
Time:22:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N4505E
C/n / msn: 17271616
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mayflower, AR -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Hot Springs, AR (HOT)
Destination airport:Conway, AR
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES WHILE FLYING IN A WESTERLY DIRECTION NEAR MAYFLOWER, AR. THE ACFT WAS RETURNING FROM A CROSS-COUNTRY AT NIGHT AND WAS OBSERVED BY A GROUP OF YOUTHS WHO SAID IT WAS FLYING FAST AT LOW ALT. AS THEY WATCHED, IT DESCENDED TO ABOUT TREE TOP LEVEL. IT DIPPED AND STRUCK SOME TREE TOPS AND CRASHED ABOUT A MILE FROM THE OBSERVERS. THERE WERE NO KNOWN RADIO CONTACTS WITH THE ACFT DURING THE flight. THERE IS NO RECORD OF THE PLT RECEIVING A WEATHER BRIEFING FOR THE flight. A TOXICOLOGICAL EXAMINATION OF THE PILOT REVEALED AN ETHYL ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION IN THE BLOODSTREAM OF 0.362%. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X42418


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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