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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 241192
Last updated: 7 October 2020
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Date:11-SEP-2020
Time:c. 15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic NAVI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ryan Navion B
Owner/operator:Yoloa Corp
Registration: N37C
C/n / msn: NAV-4-2184-B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Van Nuys Airport (VNY/KVNY), Los Angeles, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Los Angeles-Van Nuys Airport, CA (VNY/KVNY)
Destination airport:Santa Ynez Airport, CA (SQA/KIZA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The aircraft experienced an apparent stall/spin and a subsequent impact with parking lot terrain near Van Nuys Airport (VNY/KVNY), Los Angeles, California.
The airplane was destroyed during the accident sequence and the two people onboard were fatally injured.

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LiveATC radio transmissions:

14:55:44 (N37C): Uh Navion 37C (crossing Mike west) *** 16R.
14:55:50 (Van Nuys Ground): Navion 37C, Van Nuys Ground, say again?
14:55:52 (N37C): * (Mike west) with quebec (to) 16R *
14:55:56 (Van Nuys Ground): 37C * 16R ** alpha charlie
14:55:58 (N37C): * alpha charlie ** 16R **

15:00:10 (N37C): ((completely unreadable, high-pitched wiggling tone))
15:00:14 (Van Nuys Tower): Navion 37C, Van Nuys Tower, runway, runway 16R (full lane) cleared for takeoff
15:00:22 (N37C): ((completely unreadable, high-pitched wiggling tone))
15:00:23 (Van Nuys Tower): Thank you. Wind 140 at 6, * 30, traffic *** departing *

15:01:34 (Van Nuys Tower): That Navion 37C thank you, turn the right crosswind and remain at or below 2000...* Navion 37C, are you okay?
15:01:45 (Van Nuys Tower): Da...
15:01:47 (???): He went down.

Sources:

https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/plane-reportedly-crashes-near-van-nuys-airport/2426962/
https://abc7.com/van-nuys-plane-crash-airport-single-engine-hayvenhurst-airplane/6419382/
https://ktla.com/news/local-news/2-dead-after-plane-crashes-into-parking-lot-near-van-nuys-airport/
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N37C/history/20200911/2201Z/KVNY/KVNY
https://archive-server.liveatc.net/kvny/KVNY-Sep-11-2020-2130Z.mp3
https://archive-server.liveatc.net/kvny/KVNY-Sep-11-2020-2200Z.mp3
https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/1/27526_1172130096.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Sep-2020 02:21 Captain Adam Added
12-Sep-2020 03:11 RobertMB Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Embed code]
12-Sep-2020 07:37 Anon. Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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