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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 7102
Last updated: 9 November 2019
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Date:13-MAY-1979
Time:21:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Owner/operator:
Registration: N707AC
C/n / msn: 17263372
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:San Juan, Pr -   Puerto Rico
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:TJIG
Destination airport:TJAB
Narrative:
Non Instrument Rated pilot initiated flight from Isla Grande, PR to Arecibo, PR. Weather conditions were adverse, with 1500 ft ceiling and rain. While enroute the pilot encountered IFR conditions with thunderstorm activity. Spatial disorientation caused loss of control and crash.

Sources:

NTSB MIA79FA082


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
24-Jun-2008 22:40 btg01 Updated

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