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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237725
Last updated: 21 September 2020
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Date:07-JUL-2020
Time:15:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172N Skyhawk II
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N6328D
C/n / msn: 17272718
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Meyers, South Lake Tahoe Basin, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lake Tahoe Airport, CA (TVL/KTVL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft impacted wooded terrain shortly after takeoff from South Lake Tahoe Airport (TVL/KTVL), California.
The airplane sustained substantial damage and the pilot was fatally injured. The passenger was transported to renown hospital in Reno where she later died from her injuries.

The following transmissions were made by the accident aircraft on the Lake Tahoe CTAF (LiveATC):

15:11:01: Lake Tahoe traffic...Skyhawk 6328D taxi 118 for departure north...South Lake.
15:16:35: South Lake Tahoe traffic, Skyhawk 6328D takeoff 18...with departure north...South Lake.

Deputies responded to the plane crash at 3:23pm local time.

Sources:

https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2020/07/07/pilot-dead-passenger-survive-plane-crash-meyers/
https://www.kolotv.com/2020/07/08/one-person-is-dead-after-a-small-plane-crash-in-south-lake-tahoe/
(registration source) https://www.liveatc.net/search/?icao=ktvl

https://photos-e1.flightcdn.com/photos/retriever/ad86ef055fe76a66bb6273e7a4f96de14dfc8fe6 (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jul-2020 06:49 gerard57 Added
08-Jul-2020 07:53 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Jul-2020 09:30 Anon. Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]
08-Jul-2020 10:03 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source, Narrative]
09-Jul-2020 07:51 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]
16-Jul-2020 06:32 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]

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