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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35229
Last updated: 26 May 2019
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Date:22-JUL-1987
Time:12:30
Type:Aero Commander 560A
Owner/operator:Jess Lee Terry
Registration: N2794B
C/n / msn: 294
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Ashland, OR -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Medford, OR (MFR)
Destination airport:San Diego, CA (SDM)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE NON-INSTRUMENT RATED PILOT TOOK OFF IN OVERCAST WEATHER CONDITIONS AND FLEW TOWARD A MOUNTAIN PASS THAT WAS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS. WHEN THE FLIGHT FAILED TO ARRIVE AT THE DESTINATION, A SEARCH WAS INITIATED AND THE WRECKAGE LOCATED IN A BOX CANYON ON THE SIDE OF A MOUNTAIN RIDGELINE. THE AIRCRAFT HAD IMPACTED IN A VERTICAL NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X31656


Revision history:

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