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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38008
Last updated: 28 March 2019
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Date:14-JUL-1982
Time:21:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic C77R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 177RG
Owner/operator:Marantha Associates
Registration: N7584V
C/n / msn: 177R0D875
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Cross Fork, PA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Wellsville, NY (C)
Destination airport:Chambersburg, PA (C)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AT 2132 THE PLT CONTACTED FSS REPORTING HIS POSITION, LIGHTNING TO HIS EAST & REQUESTED WX AROUND HIS POSITION. HE WAS ADVISED OF THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY, DETERIORATING CONDITIONS & THAT VFR FLT WAS NOT RECOMMENDED. HE WAS ALSO ADVISED TO REVERSE COURSE. AT 2145 THE ACFT IMPACTED A MOUNTAIN. RADAR SUMMARIES FOR 2135 SHOWED THUNDERSTORM RAINSHOWER ACTIVITY PRESENT OVER NORTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA. A CELL WITH A 1-4 LEVEL INTENSITY WAS PRESENT OVER THE ROUTE BETWEEN DEPARTURE POINT & CROSS FORK, PA. THE INCREASING LEVEL INTENSITY OF THE CELL OCCURRED OVER THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE ROUTE. MAXIMUM TOPS RECORDED WAS 37,000 FT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X04023_


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
13-Oct-2016 10:47 beaverspotter Updated [Cn]
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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