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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38323
Last updated: 29 March 2019
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Date:10-DEC-1987
Time:09:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C77R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 177RG
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N1868Q
C/n / msn: 177RG0268
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Afton, WY -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Afton, WY (AFO)
Destination airport:Englewood, CO (APA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT WAS NOT CERTIFIED NOR EQUIPPED FOR FLT INTO ICING CONDITIONS. THE PLT ELECTED TO DEPART EVEN THOUGH HE WAS ADVISED BY THE CREW OF A C-182 THAT HAD JUST LNDD TO STAY BELOW THE CLOUDS BECAUSE OF ICING. AFTER TKOF THE ACFT CLEARED AN 11000 FT MTN RANGE BUT COLLIDED WITH THE NEXT RANGE WHILE IN A WINGS LEVEL DESCENT AT 9200 FT. THE ACFT WAS NOT FOUND UNTIL JUNE 14, 1988. RECORDS AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATE THAT THE WEATHER IN THE AREA OF THE ACCD AT THE TIME WAS OVERCAST SKIES WITH SNOW AND MODERATE ICING IN THE CLOUDS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X32686


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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