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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 3583
Last updated: 25 January 2021
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Date:23-NOV-1980
Time:19:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 76 Duchess
Owner/operator:Thompson Beech
Registration: N6048Y
C/n / msn: ME178
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Morgan, Utah -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Kemmerer, Wyoming
Destination airport:Salt Lake City International Airport, Salt Lake City, Utah (SLC/KSLC)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 23-11-1980 when crashed near Morgan, Utah' the pilot, the sole person on board, was killed. according to the following extract from the official NTSb report into the accident:

"PROBABLE CAUSE(S): PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS - SPATIAL DISORIENTATION
FACTOR(S): WEATHER - SNOW ICING CONDITIONS-INCLUDES SLEET,FREEZING RAIN,ETC.

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: DEN81FA012 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=29417&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=6048Y
3. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/ut/N6048Y/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
09-Dec-2016 16:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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