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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37317
Last updated: 29 March 2019
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Date:30-NOV-1986
Time:13:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic C77R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 177RG
Owner/operator:Cec Aviation
Registration: N7692U
C/n / msn: 177RG0903
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Colby, KS -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Atwood, KS (ADT)
Destination airport:Topeka, KS (FOE)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE NON-INSTRUMENT RATED PILOT FILED AN IFR FLIGHT PLAN AFTER BEING BRIEFED. THERE WAS FREEZING DRIZZLE TO THE WEST THAT WAS MOVING TOWARD THE DEPARTURE AREA. THE AIRPLANE TOOK OFF INTO A LOW CEILING WITH NEAR FREEZING TEMPERATURE. PILOT ATTEMPTED TO CLIMB TO 9000 MSL BUT ENCOUNTERED STRUCTURAL ICING CONDITIONS THAT HE CALLED GREATER THAN MODERATE. AT FIRST, AIRPLANE COULD NOT CLIMB, THEN COULD NOT MAINTAIN ALTITUDE. ATC PROVIDED ASSISTANCE OF STEERING TOWARD NEAREST AIRPORT. AIRPLANE WAS FORCED DOWN IN A FARMYARD, 5 MILES SOUTH OF AIRPORT. ICE TWO INCHES THICK WAS FOUND ON AND AROUND AIRPLANE WRECKAGE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X35240


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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