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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42020
Last updated: 1 October 2019
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Date:01-JAN-1998
Time:17:46
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Owner/operator:Sunbird Flight Services
Registration: N20118
C/n / msn: 17261024
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Chandler, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:AZ (CHD)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Ground witnesses observed the aircraft flying at a low altitude in a straight and level attitude and collide with the power lines during dusk conditions. They reported no mechanical problems with the aircraft prior to the collision and none were found during the postaccident examination. CAUSE: The pilot's intentional flying at a low altitude and failure to see and avoid the power lines during dusk conditions.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X09457


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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