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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13031
Last updated: 27 July 2021
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Date:24-JUL-1976
Time:09:21
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-181
Owner/operator:Illini Aviation
Registration: N8592C
MSN: 28-7690151
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Huntsville, Mo -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Urbana, IL
Destination airport:Emporia, KS
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
A Piper PA-28-181 (N8592C) and Reeds Aviation Piper PA-28R-200 (N7941C) collided in midair at 6,000 feet near Huntsville, Missouri. The pilot and two passengers aboard N7941C and the pilot and one passenger aboard N8592C were killed; both aircraft were destroyed.
Piper N8592C, a private flight operating under instrument flight rules and under the control of Kansas City air route traffic control center, was en route from Urbana, Illinois, to Emporia, Kansas. Piper N7941C, an air taxi/charter flight operating under visual flight rules and without a flight plan, was climbing en route from Salisbury, Missouri, to the Chicago, Illinois, area.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of this accident was the failure of each pilot to maintain adequate vigilance.

Sources:

NTSB

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
16-Feb-2020 11:13 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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