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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41989
Last updated: 12 December 2019
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Date:26-FEB-1983
Time:17:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Owner/operator:Central Manor Aviation
Registration: N12067
C/n / msn: 17261796
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Mountville, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A POWER LINE AND A TREE BEFORE CRASHING TO THE GROUND DURING A GO-AROUND ATTEMP. THE ACFT HAD BEEN CRABBING IN A CROSS-WIND FOR A LANDING AND DRIFTING OFF TO THE RIGHT OF THE RWY. THE PILOT APPLIED POWER FOR A GO AROUND BUT NEVER RETRACTED THE FLAPS FROM THE FULL DOWN POSITION. THE ACFT BARELY AVOIDED A HANGER BEFORE HITTING THE POWER LINE AND THEN THE TREE. THE TREE ALMOST TORE A WING OFF AND THE ACFT DESCENDED TO HIT THE GROUND NOSE FIRST. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X42288


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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