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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35585
Last updated: 29 February 2020
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Date:06-DEC-1985
Time:18:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic C320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 320
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N5755X
C/n / msn: 3200055
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Ada, OH -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:St Simons Isl. , GA (1J1)
Destination airport:Pontiac, MI (PTK)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT OVERFLEW A PLANNED INTERMEDIATE STOP BEFORE RUNNING LOW ON FUEL. HE WAS UNABLE TO FIND THE AIRPORT HE WAS BEING VECTORED TO & ATTEMPTED TO LAND IN A PLOWED FIELD DURING DARK CONDITIONS. AS THE AIRCRAFT PASSED OVER POWERLINES THE AIRCRAFT WAS OBSERVED TO NOSE OVER. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X38361


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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