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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34704
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Date:02-AUG-1987
Time:08:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N8696B
C/n / msn: 36396
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Pahrump, NV -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:North Las Vegas, NV (VGT)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT ENTERED A BOX CANYON AND ATTEMPTED TO EITHER OUTCLIMB THE TERRAIN OR REVERSE COURSE. THE AIRCRAFT'S AIRSPEED WAS ALLOWED TO DECREASE BELOW VS AND THE AIRCRAFT STALLED. A DENSITY ALTITUDE OF APPROXIMATELY 9500 FEET EXISTED AT THE TIME. INSUFFICIENT ALTITUDE WAS AVAILABLE FOR THE PILOT TO EXECUTE A RECOVERY. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X31927


Revision history:

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