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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42097
Last updated: 19 March 2019
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Date:23-AUG-1987
Time:16:18
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N8207B
C/n / msn: 36007
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Baileyville, IL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Baileyville, IL (RLA)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WHILE PERFORMING A LOW LEVEL (300-400' ABOVE THE GROUND) FLIGHT SEARCH FOR A REMOTE CONTROLLED AIRCRAFT THAT HAD BEEN LOST DURING FLIGHT, THE PILOT LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT. A WITNESS REPORTED THAT THE AIRCRAFT ENTERED A 'TIGHT LEFT TURN', AND THEN THE NOSE SUDDENLY DROPPED AND THE AIRCRAFT DESCENDED INTO A CORNFIELD IN A 50-60 DEGREE NOSE DOWN, RIGHT WING LOW ATTITUDE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X31742


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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