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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39912
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Date:22-AUG-1987
Time:20:54
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N83232
C/n / msn: 28-8316026
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Nantucket, MA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Hyannis, MA (HYA)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PIPER PA-28-161 WITH A PILOT AND PASSENGER ONBOARD DISAPPEARED FROM THE RADAR SCOPE WHILE BEING VECTORED TO AN ILS APPROACH TO RWY 24 AT NANTUCKET, MA. THE CONTROLLER OBSERVED THE AIRCRAFT IN A SOUTHEASTERLY HEADING AND ASKED THE TOWER CONTROLLER TO QUESTION THE PILOT. THE PILOT REPLIED THAT HE WAS ON THE LOCALIZER. THE LAST OBSERVED ALTITUDE OF THE AIRCRAFT WAS 900 FT. AN OIL SLICK AND A NOSE WHEEL ASSEMBLY WERE FOUND OFFSHORE IN THE WATER. HOWEVER NO SERIALIZED COMPONENTS OR MAJOR WRECKAGE WAS RECOVERED. AIRCRAFT DAMAGE AND INJURIES ARE PRESUMED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X31903


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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