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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42340
Last updated: 13 September 2021
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Date:01-FEB-1987
Time:03:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150D
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N4372U
MSN: 15060372
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Central City, NE -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Central City, NE (07K)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AT ABOUT 0305 CST, WITNESSES IN VEHICLES SAW THE ACFT LNDG LGT AS THEY WERE DRIVING ALONG A HWY. THEY RPRTD THE LGT WAS MOVING ERRATICALLY AS THE ACFT WAS PROCEEDING ALONG THE HWY AT LOW ALT. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT STRUCK A UTILITY POLE & POWER LINES, THEN CRASHED & BURNED. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FND DRG THE INVESTIGATION. THE OWNER TOLD THE PLT, WHO WAS A MECHANIC, TO PERFORM MAINTENANCE ON THE ACFT, BUT NOT TO FLY IT. A MEDICAL EXAM INDICATED THE OCCUPANTS DIED IMMEDIATELY FROM THERMAL BURNS. A BLOOD CHECK OF THE PLT & PAX SHOWED ALCOHOL LVLS OF 0.143% & 0.198%, RESPECTIVELY. THE PLT'S LAST MED CERT WAS DATED 10/31/84. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X30296


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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