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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37353
Last updated: 21 August 2020
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Date:20-NOV-1983
Time:12:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic C340 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 340A
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N85JK
C/n / msn: 340A0700
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Nr. Orangeville, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Savannah, GA (SAV)
Destination airport:Ft. Lauderdale , FL (FLL)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT DISAPPEARED FM RADAR COVERAGE WHILE IN CRUISE FLT AT 10,000 FEET MSL NEAR ORANGEVILLE, FL. THE ATC TRANSCRIPT REVEALED THAT THE PLT HAD BEEN INQUIRING ABT THE WEATHER AHEAD OF HIM AND WAS CLEARED TO DESCEND TO 6000 IN ORDER TO GET BELOW STRONG HEADWINDS. ONE MINUTE LATER HE TRANSMITTED THAT HE WAS GOING TO STAY AT 10000 BECAUSE HE DID NOT HAVE ANY CHOICE(STRONG TURBULENCE). HIS LAST TRANSMISSION STATED THE WEATHER WAS GETTING WORSE. THE ACFT HAS NOT BEEN LOCATED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X45151


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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