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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42106
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Date:26-AUG-1986
Time:08:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172H
Owner/operator:Westwind Aviation
Registration: N3791R
C/n / msn: 17255591
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Accident
Location:Emporia, KS -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Emporia, KS (EMP)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT WAS FOUND STOPPED IN AN OPEN FIELD HAVING PENETRATED THE SOUTHERN BOUNDARY OF THE EMPORIA AIRPORT PROPERTY. THE ACFT ENG WAS STILL RUNNING WHEN RESCUERS APPROACHED THE LOCATION. FORCED ENTRY WAS MADE INTO THE ACFT TO SHUT THE ENG DOWN AND RESCUE THE PIC. CARDIO PULMONARY RESUSCITATION WAS ATTEMPTED AND THE PIC WAS TAKEN TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL. THE PIC WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD ON ARRIVAL AT THE HOSPITAL. SUBSEQUENT PATHOLOGY INDICATED THE PIC DIED OF AN ACUTE HEMORRHAGE INTO AND RUPTURE OF A PLAQUE AND FLOPPY MITRAL VALVE, NORMALLY ASSOCIATED WITH SUDDEN DEATH. AUTOPSY DISCLOSED NO ADDITIONAL FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO THE DEATH. THE PIC WAS BEING TREATED FOR HYPERTENSION ANDHAD BEEN USING 250 MG DAILY DOSAGE OF DIURAL MEDICATION AS PART OF HIS TREATMENT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X34578


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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