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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39383
Last updated: 15 June 2019
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Date:30-SEP-1983
Time:18:00
Type:Aero Commander 560E
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N70C
C/n / msn: 549
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Matacumbe Key, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT CRASHED IN THE WATER IN AN ISOLATED AREA OF THE FLORIDA BAY WHILE IN A NEAR INVERTED, LEFT WING LOW, NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE & AT A HIGH RATE OF DESCENT WITH SLOW FORWARD SPEED. THE LANDING GEAR WERE DOWN & LOCKED, & THE FLAPS WERE EXTENDED ABOUT 10 DEGS. EXAMINATION OF THE CARGO DOOR REVEALED EVIDENCE TO SUGGEST THAT IT WAS NOT HINGED TO THE ACFT DURING IMPACT. THE PURPOSE OF THE FLT IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION BY OTHER GOV'T AGENCIES. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X44622


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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