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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244857
Last updated: 23 November 2020
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Date:12-NOV-2020
Time:c. 11:43
Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182T Skylane
Owner/operator:Civil Air Patrol (CAP)
Registration: N939CP
C/n / msn: 18282404
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Whiteman Airport (WHP/KWHP), Pacoima, Los Angeles, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Bakersfield-Meadows Field, CA (BFL/KBFL)
Destination airport:Los Angeles-Whiteman Airport, CA (WHP/KWHP)
Narrative:
Following a reported loss of engine power, the Civil Air Patrol airplane, callsign CAP439, clipped powerlines and impacted several motor vehicles and the terrain while on approach to land at Whiteman Airport (WHP/KWHP), Pacoima, Los Angeles, California, and a post-impact fire ensued. The airplane was destroyed during the accident sequence and the sole pilot onboard was fatally injured. There were no reported injuries on the ground.

Sources:

https://abc7.com/pilot-killed-when-plane-crashes-into-parked-vehicles-in-pacoima/7905311/
https://www.dailynews.com/2020/11/12/pilot-dies-in-plane-crash-near-whiteman-airport-in-pacoima/
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/CAP439/history/20201112/1926Z/KBFL/KWHP
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/cap439#2606f3a7
https://www.nbcnews.com/video/video-shows-plane-crash-in-pacoima-neighborhood-of-los-angeles-95845957901
https://ky216.cap.gov/media/cms/N939CP_A474397CE0981.jpg (photo)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=roNtWz2ey2g (includes LiveATC playback)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Nov-2020 00:43 Geno Added
13-Nov-2020 06:26 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
13-Nov-2020 16:07 Nazpilot Updated [Source]
14-Nov-2020 08:17 Anon. Updated [Embed code]
14-Nov-2020 08:37 aaronwk Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]

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