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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41991
Last updated: 26 September 2019
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Date:05-JAN-1983
Time:08:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Owner/operator:Aviation Associates
Registration: N9621Q
C/n / msn: 17265706
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Hanover Park, IL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Schaumburg, IL (06C)
Destination airport:Mimbres, NM
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED IN AN OPEN FIELD ABOUT ONE AND ONE HALF MILES FROM THE DEPARTURE AIRPORT. THE WEATHER WAS IMC WITH LOW CEILINGS AND VISIBILTY IN FOG AND SNOW. THERE WAS NO RECORD THAT THE PILOT RECEIVED A WEATHER BRIEFING. GROUND WITNESSES NEAR THE SITE SAID THE VISIBILITY WAS ONE MILE OR LESS AND CEILINGS 100 TO 200 FEET. DURING THE CRASH SEQUENCE, THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A TREE ABOUT 60 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE INITIAL GROUND IMPACT. THERE WAS A DEPRESSION IN THEFIELD EMANATING FROM A LARGER IMPACT HOLE ON A HEADING OF 217 DEGREES. THE AIRCRAFT WAS ON ITS NOSE AND BOTH WINGS. THE WINGS WERE CRUSHED AND THE COCKPIT WAS DESTROYED. ALL OCCUPANTS WERE FATALLY INJURED. THE PILOT WAS NOT INSTRUMENT RATED. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF PRE-IMPACT MALFUNCTIONS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X41939


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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