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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37571
Last updated: 6 April 2019
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Date:11-OCT-1986
Time:11:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic C77R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 177RG
Owner/operator:Debra & Gene Hastings
Registration: N34213
C/n / msn: 177RG0984
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Happy Jack, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Page, AZ (PGA)
Destination airport:Phoenix, AZ (DVT)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE NON-INSTRUMENT RATED PRIVATE PLT WAS INFORMED THAT MVFR WEATHER CONDITIONS EXISTED ALONG HIS PLANNED ROUTE OF FLIGHT. THE PLT TOOK OFF & HEADED INTO THE DETERIORATING WX. WHILE CRUISING BENEATH CLOUDS THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH RAPIDLY RISING TERRAIN. THE PLT REPORTEDLY WAS HAVING MARITAL PROBLEMS & SOUGHT CUSTODY OF HIS 22-MONTH OLD SON. THE PLT WAS HIGHLY MOTIVATED TO LEAVE TOWN. THE PLT WAS TRANSPORTING HIS SON IN THE ACFT AT THE TIME OF THE ACC. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X34972


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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