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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42297
Last updated: 14 October 2020
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Date:03-NOV-1986
Time:18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150J
Owner/operator:Richard Brooks
Registration: N50736
C/n / msn: 15069519
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Memphis, TN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Memphis, TN
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
PRIOR TO ITS DISCOVERY ON MAY 20, 1987, THIS ACFT HAD LAST BEEN SEEN ON X-WIND LEG ON CLIMB OUT AFTER A TOUCH AND GO AT DEWITT SPAIN ARPT. PARTS OF THE ACFT WERE RECOVERED FROM THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER NORTHWEST OF THE ARPT. THE PLT'S REMAINS HAD NOT BEEN RECOVERED, HOWEVER, HE IS PRESUMED TO HAVE RECEIVED FATAL INJURIES IN THE ACCIDENT. WITNESSES REPORTED THAT THE AMBIENT CONDITIONS WERE DARK NIGHT WITH RESTRICTED VISIBILITY. THE PILOT WAS NOT INSTRUMENT RATED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X35105


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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