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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34854
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Date:02-APR-1985
Time:16:46
Type:Silhouette image of generic C421 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 421B
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N5407J
C/n / msn: 421B0955
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Johnson City, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Toledo, OH (TOL)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AFTER A HEAVY SNOW SHOWER PASSED OVER THE AIRPORT, THE ACCIDENT ACFT ATTEMPTED A DEPARTURE. IMMEDIATELY AFTER TAKEOFF THE PLT TRANSMITTED THAT HE WAS COMING BACK TO LAND.THE ACFT CRASHED SHORTLY THEREAFTER, 1 MILE SOUTHWEST OF THE AIRPORT. GROUND WITNESSES OBSERVED THE ACFT USE NEARLY ALL OF THE 4,999 FT RWY AND GRADUALLY DESCEND OUT OF SIGHT PRIOR TO THE CRASH. A CESSNA CONQUEST HAD DEPARTED THE SAME RWY MOMENTS PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT ACFT AND EXPERIENCED DIRECTIONAL CONTROL PORBLEMS DUE TO SLUSH ON THE RWY AND AIRFRAME ICING ON THEIR ACFT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X36292


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