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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 3502
Last updated: 14 July 2019
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Date:22-APR-1980
Time:17:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE58 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 58 Baron
Owner/operator:Bruce Church.Inc.
Registration: N28DW
C/n / msn: TH-688
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fremont's Peak, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Salinas, CA
Narrative:
tpx-42 automated radar eqpt was removed from service and sent to Fresno to determine why the system there was not working.
Per MEDEVAC A/C crew at Fort Ord; Overworked ATC heard a call from other Beech A/C and inadvertently instructed this Beech making missed approach at SNS to "Turn right heading 090...", putting them into Fremont Peak. ATC correction 1/2 minute later was too late to prevent crash.

Sources:

NTSB


Images:


Taken at crash site

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
04-Nov-2009 21:26 Anon. Updated
05-Nov-2009 11:12 Anon. Updated
12-Mar-2012 14:04 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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