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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42770
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Date:09-JUL-1983
Time:10:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft N35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N1317Z
C/n / msn: D-6751
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mccomb, MS -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Baton Rouge, LA (BTR)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT CRASHED IN A NOSE LOW ATTITUDE AND WAS DESTROYED. THE TWO PLTS ABOARD HAD BEEN PRACTICING INSTRUMENT APPROACHESAT MCCOMB AND SUDDENLY WITHOUT NOTIFING FSS THE PRACTICE WAS DISCONTINUED TO RETURN TO BATON ROUGE. FSS FOUND OUT ABOUT THE CHANGE BY INITIATING A CALL TO THE ACFT. ABOUT 5 MINUTES AFTER THIS RADIO CALL GROUND WITNESSES OBSERVED THE ACFT CRASH. NO RECORDS WERE FOUND INDICATING FUELING OF THE ACFT SINCE 6/6/83 WHEN 8 GALLONS WAS ADDED. NO EVIDENCE OF FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE ACFT. THE PROPELLER DID NOT INDICATE POWER AT IMPACT. EXAMINATION OF THE THROW OVER COLUMN REVEALED IT WAS IN THE RIGHT POSITION. THE RIGHT SEAT PLT WAS A PRIVATE PLT WITH 195 TOTAL FLYING HOURS. THE LEFT SEAT PLT WAS A COMMERCIAL PILOT WITH 640 HOURS TOTAL FLIGHT TIME. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X43579


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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