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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36760
Last updated: 1 August 2019
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Date:27-NOV-1985
Time:20:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic C77R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 177RG
Owner/operator:Norman Bailey
Registration: N7541V
C/n / msn: 177RG-0838
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:San Bernardino , CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Prescott, AZ (PRC)
Destination airport:Rialto, CA (L67)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE INSTRUMENT RATED PLT & HIS FAMILY FLEW FROM TX TO CA. IT WAS NIGHT TIME UPON ARRIVAL AND THE PLT DID NOT COMMUNICATE WITH ANY FAA FACILITY. EARLIER IN THE FLT, DURING A REFUELING STOP, THE PLT HAD TELEPHONED A FRIEND AND HIS PARENTS TO ARRANGE TO BE PICKED UP AT HIS DESTINATION ARPT. UPON ARRIVING IN CA THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO CIRCLE OVER HIS FRIEND'S HOUSE TO LET THEM KNOW OF HIS ARRIVAL. WHILE CIRCLING THE PLT COLLIDED WITH THE MOUNTAIN ON WHICH THE HOUSE WAS LOCATED. MVFR WEATHER WAS REPORTED 5 MI SOUTH AND 1200 FT BELOW THE CRASH SITE, AND THE REPORTED WEATHER WAS A CEILING AT 1000 FT AGL. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X38255


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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