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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41220
Last updated: 15 July 2019
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Date:14-SEP-1983
Time:19:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206
Owner/operator:Lowell Ross Newby
Registration: N206TB
C/n / msn: 045
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Davenport, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Mexico
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT COLLIDED OR DITCHED IN THE WATER WHILE ATTEMPTING TO EVADE CUSTOMS OFFICIALS. CUSTOM OFFICIALS HAD BEEN WATCHING THIS ACFT AND FOLLOWED IT FROM MEXICO. AFTER A TOUCH AND GO LANDING AT COMPTON THE ACFT LEFT THE LOS ANGELES AREA AT 200 FT MSL TRYING TO MANEUVER AWAY FROM THE CUSTOMS ACFT. THE CUSTOMS OFFICIALS LOST SIGHT OF THE ACFT IN A FOG BANK AT 10 FT AGL TWO MILES FROM SHORE AT DAVENPORT, CA. ON 9/17 A CAMPER REPORTED 2 BAGS OF MARIJUANA WASHED ASHORE AT DAVENPORT. ON 9/28 THE PLTS BODY WASHED ASHORE AT BEAN HOLLOW PT, CA. IN OCTOBER 3 PARTS OF THE ACFT WASHED ASHORE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X44610


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
01-Aug-2015 19:25 TB Updated [Plane category]
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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