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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 3515
Last updated: 6 November 2019
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Date:02-MAY-1977
Time:19:08
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE58 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 58 Baron
Owner/operator:Central Aviation Insurance Corporation Inc
Registration: N83BB
C/n / msn: TH-394
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pearson Field Airport, Vancouver, Washington -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Portland, Oregon (PDX/KPDX)
Destination airport:Pearson Field Airport (Vancouver, Washington (KVUO)
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) May 2 1977 when stalled, "mushed" and undershot on approach to Pearson Field Airport, Vancouver, Washington. Aircraft caught fire after impact, and the pilot (the sole person on board) was killed. According to the following extracts from the official NTSB report into the accident: "PILOT IN COMMAND - POORLY PLANNED APPROACH; MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE: FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED"

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: SEA77FA030
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=83BB
3. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/wa/N83BB/
4. https://flightaware.com/resources/registration/N83BB


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
03-Mar-2016 23:38 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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