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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41999
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:04-MAY-1985
Time:10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N6851H
C/n / msn: 17265607
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Auburn Center, PA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Caldwell, PA (CDN)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING ATTEMPTED LANDING ON A NON-CERTIFICATED STRIP, PLT ATTEMPTED A GO AROUND. THE ACFT STRUCK A GROUNDING CABLE WHICH WAS STRETCHED BETWEEN TWO TELEPHONE POLES NEAR THE END OF THE AIRSTRIP. THE ACFT THEN TRAVELED APRX 120 FT BEFORE CONTACTING TREES. WHEN LANDING TO THE NORTH, THE AIRSTRIP HAS AN APRX 5 DEG UPSLOPE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X36572


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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