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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42012
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Date:08-MAR-1986
Time:15:56
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N72MA
C/n / msn: 17264918
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Lafox, IL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:West Chicago, IL (DPA)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AN INSTRUCTOR PLT (CFI/CFII) & HIS STUDENT (PVT SINGLE ENG RATED PLT) WERE ON AN INSTRUCTIONAL FLT IN A CESSNA 172, N72MA. THE STUDENT HAD RECENTLY BEEN TAKING INSTRUMENT FLT TRAINING & HAD A HOOD FOR USE ON THIS flight. PRIOR TO THE ACDNT, THE CESSNA 172 WAS PROCEEDING GENERALLY ON A SE HDG AS IF TO INTERCEPT THE ILS RWY 10 LOCALIZER FOR THE DU PAGE ARPT. AT ABOUT THE SAME TIME, A CESSNA 206, N2544X, WAS PROCEEDING INBOUND TWD THE DU PAGE airport FROM THE WEST AT AN ALT OF 2500 FT MSL. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE TWO ACFT CONVERGED & COLLIDED ABOUT 2 MI WEST OF THE OUTER MARKER/FINAL APCH FIX & APRX 1/4 MI SOUTH OF THE LOCALIZER COURSE LINE. THE MIN ALT FOR THE ILS APCH IN THAT AREA WAS 2600 FT MSL UNTIL INTER- CEPTING THE GLIDE SLOPE. DURING THE ACDNT, THE NOSE GEAR OF THE CESSNA 206 & THE EMPENNAGE OF THE CESSNA 172 COLLIDED. THE CESSNA 172 WENT OUT OF CONTROL & CRASHED IN A STEEP DSCNT. THE CESSNA 206 CONTINUED FLYING & WAS LANDED WITHOUT A NOSE GEAR. NEITHER FLT HAD REQUESTED NOR WERE PROVIDED RADAR SEPN. CAUSE:

Sources:

http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001213X33001&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
16-Sep-2014 17:39 TB Updated [Total occupants, Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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