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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37850
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Date:08-AUG-1987
Time:09:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C207 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 207
Owner/operator:Hermans Air
Registration: N7371U
C/n / msn: 20700402
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Crooked Creek, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Chuathbaluk, AK
Destination airport:Crooked Creek, AK (CJX)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT OVERFLEW THE DESTINATION DUE TO FOG. THE STATION MANAGER STATED THAT AFTER TRANSMITTING TO THE PLT THAT THE WX WAS 'ZERO ZERO', THE PLT STATED THAT HE WOULD CONTINUE ON TO RED DEVIL AND SHE HEARD IT FLY OVERHEAD. THE FIRST PIECES OF ACFT DEBRIS WERE FOUND 9 MILES SOUTH OF CROOKED CREEK ALONG THE WESTERN SHORE OF THE KUSKOKWIN RIVER AT A POINT WHERE IT WIDENED AND THE SURFACE OF THE WATER SMOOTHED OUT. NO IMPACT MARKS WERE FOUND ALONG EITHER SHORE OF THE RIVER. OTHER PLTS IN THE AREA STATED THAT THE FOG WAS DOWN TO THE GROUND AND EXTENDED APPROX 12 MILES SOUTH OF CROOKED CREEK. THE ENGINE, PLT'S SEAT, AND ACFT WERE NOT RECOVERED. CAUSE:

Sources:

20700402


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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