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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42753
Last updated: 15 December 2019
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Date:20-AUG-1983
Time:20:08
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft V35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:Gelder Aviation
Registration: N5429U
C/n / msn: D-8511
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Conchas, NM -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
IT WAS REPORTED THAT THE PLT HAD BEEN GIVING RIDES TO VARIOUS FAMILY MEMBERS & THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED FLYING IN THE AREA OF CONCHAS LAKE ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS. IT WAS ALSO REPORTED THAT THE ACFT HAD 'BUZZED' BOATS ON THE LAKE SEVERAL TIMES DURING THE DAY. THE ACCIDENT FLT DEPARTED THE airport WITH FOUR ADULTS ABOARD; THREE BROTHERS & ONE SISTER. THE ACFT DEPARTED RWY 9 & TRAVELED ABOUT 3/4 MI BEFORE IMPACTING IN THE DESERT IN A STEEP NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. EXAMINATION OF THE THROWOVER CONTROL WHEEL & ITS PIVOTING ARM, WHICH HAD SEPARATED, INDICATED IT WAS MOST PROBABLY POSITIONED FOR USE BY THE RIGHT SEAT PASSENGER WHO WAS NOT A CERTIFICATED PLT. THE PLT'S MUSCLE TISSUE ALCOHOL LEVEL WAS 0.113 CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X44141


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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