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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42024
Last updated: 18 November 2019
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Date:05-JUN-1982
Time:14:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172L
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N19659
C/n / msn: 17260644
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Meiners Oaks, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Oxnard, CA (C)
Destination airport:Unknown
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WITNESSES IN A REMOTE CANYON REPORTED AN AIRCRAFT MAKING LOW PASSES IN THAT AREA. THEY LAST SAW THE PLANE GOING UP THE CANYON. LATER, THE AIRCRAFT WAS LOCATED ON A WALL OF THE SAME CANYON. TESTS OF THE PILOT'S BLOOD SHOWED AN ALCOHOL LEVEL OF .279 PERCENT. THE CORONER ESTIMATED THAT ABOUT .150 PERCENT OF THE ALCOHOL LEVEL WAS DUE TO ACTION OF BACTERIA. NO PREIMPACT MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS WERE FOUND. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X03658


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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