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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38754
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Date:14-MAY-1985
Time:06:36
Type:Silhouette image of generic C77R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 177RG
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N1815Q
C/n / msn: 177RG0215
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Murphy, ID -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Nampa, ID (S67)
Destination airport:Hollister, CA (307)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
PLT RECEIVED A PREFLIGHT WX BRIEF INDICATING A RECENT FRONTAL PASSAGE IN THE AREA WITH STRONG WINDS AND TRUBULENCE ASSOCIATED WITH THUNDERSHOWERS ALONG THE INITIAL ROUTE OF FLIGHT UNTIL CLEAR OF THE OWYHEE MOUNTAINS. NO FLT PLAN WAS FILED. RADAR TRACKED THE ACFT TARGET SOUTH INTO THE MOUNTAINS WHERE IT DISAPPEARED. ANALYSIS OF RADAR DATA SHOWS THE TARGET CIRCLING BEFORE DISAPPEARING. WITNESSES AT BOISE, IDAHO AIRPORT STATED OWYHEE MOUNTAINS, NORMALLY VISIBLE FROM THE airport, WERE OBSCURED BY CLOUDS AT THE TIME OF OCCURRENCE. RELATIVES INDICATED A BUSINESS MEETING WAS SCHEDULED FOR THAT MORNING AT DESTINATION. INVESTIGATION SHOWED ACFT IMPACTED TERRAIN IN DESCENDING LEFT TURN AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X36602


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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