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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 8129
Last updated: 10 January 2020
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Date:04-DEC-1964
Time:19:58
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 206 Super Skywagon
Owner/operator:Associated Aircraft Inc
Registration: N5089U
C/n / msn: 206-0089
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Drake Field, Fayetteville, Arkansas -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Drake Field, Fayetteville, Arkansas (FYV/KFYV)
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) December 4 1964 due to a CFIT (Controlled Flight Into Terrain) when collided with trees on final approach to Drake Field, Fayetteville, Arkansas. Aircraft was engaged in an "air taxi" operation. Of the five persons on board (pilot and four passengers) the pilot and three passengers were killed, the sole surviving passenger was seriously injured.

According to the official NTSB report into the accident: "...pilot did not have approach plate or map-maneuvring over dark hilly terrain after IFR let down". "Pilot fatigue" was also attributed as a possible cause of the accident.

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: Unknown at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=77714&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=5089U
3. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/ar/N5089U/
4. http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/N5089U.html
5. https://onespotter.com/aircraft/fid/488795/N5089U


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
22-Dec-2016 23:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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