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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37555
Last updated: 6 May 2019
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Date:08-OCT-1983
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-236
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N2174M
C/n / msn: 28-7911067
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Kim, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Buffalo, WY (BYG)
Destination airport:Odessa, TX (E02)
Narrative:
THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND IN A WING DOWN NOSE LOW ATTITUDE. THE PLT HAD BEEN ADVISED THAT VFR FLT WAS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR HIS ROUTE OF flight. THE NON-INSTRUMENT RATED PLT WENT ANYWAY AND ENCOUNTERED WEATHER. IN MANEUVERING TO GET BELOW OR OUT OF THE WEATHER THE PLT COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND. WEATHER OBSERVATION 45 MILES FROM THE ACCIDENT SITE ABOUT 1 HOUR EARLIER WAS 1200 FT BROKEN, 2000 FT OVERCAST WITH THE MESAS AND MOUNTAINS OBSCURED BY CLOUDS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X44805


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated

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