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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40578
Last updated: 14 August 2018
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Date:20-OCT-1983
Time:10:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic MU2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mitsubishi MU-2B-36A
Owner/operator:The Wil-Mc Oil
Registration: N444PA
C/n / msn: 691SA
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Patterson, LA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Addison, TX (ADS)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WHILE DESCENDING INTO THE PATTERSON AREA ON AN IFR FLT PLAN, THE PLT WAS CLEARED TO HOLD & WAS ADVISED THAT HE WOULD BE THE #2 ACFT FOR AN APPROACH TO THE PATTERSON ARPT. A FEW WINUTES LATER THE PLT ASKED HOW LONG THE DELAY WOULD BE. HE SUBSEQUENTLY STATED HE HAD THE airport, CANCELLED IFR & WAS GOING IN VFR. A PLT WHO HAD JUST DEPARTED THE airport HEARD A MITSUBISHI CALL 'TURNING BASE.' HE COULD NOT SEE AN ACFT ON BASE FOR RWY 5. HE CALLED BUT DID NOT RECEIVE A REPLY. THE ACFT CONTACTED TREES ALONG A HEADING OF ABOUT 225 DEG. THE FLAPS WERE EXTENDED ABOUT 5 DEG & THE LANDING GEAR WERE EXTENDED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X44824


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
07-Dec-2016 18:51 wf Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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