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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43046
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Date:01-FEB-1988
Time:13:29
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE58 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 58P Baron
Owner/operator:Davis Const & Engineering
Registration: N3689D
C/n / msn: TJ301
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Ketchikan, AK -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Seattle, WA (BFI)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES 1400 FT SHORT OF RWY DURING ILS APPROACH. THE ACFT WAS LEFT OF CENTERLINE AND ABOUT 100 FT BELOW GLIDESLOPE AT THAT TIME. WITNESSES HEARD SOUNDS OF INCREASED POWER AND IMPACT. WHEN THE APPROACH CLEARANCE WAS GIVEN THE WX WAS 1000 FT CEILING, 2 MILES VISIBILITY IN FOG AND LIGHT SNOW. DURING THE APPROACH A SPECIAL WX OBSERVATION WAS RADIOED TO THE PLT CHANGING THE CEILING TO 800 FT BROKEN WITH WINDS CALM. THE PLT HAD FILED A FLT PLAN WITH TIME ENROUTE OF 3.5 HRS WITH 5 HRS OF FUEL ABOARD THE ACFT. THE ACTUAL TIME ENROUTE WAS OVER 4 HRS. THE ALTERNATE WAS 80 MILES FROM DESTINATION IN THE SAME GENERAL WX PATTERN. POST ACC INVEST SHOWED NO EVIDENCE OF ANY PRE-IMPACT FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS IN ACFT AIRFRAME, POWERPLANTS OR SYSTEMS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X25168


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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