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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43049
Last updated: 19 April 2019
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Date:16-MAR-1982
Time:01:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE58 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 58 Baron
Owner/operator:Valley National Bank
Registration: N184VB
C/n / msn: TH-1076
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tucson, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Phoenix, AZ
Destination airport:Ada, MN
Narrative:
THE PLT DEPARTED PHOENIX AT 0045 FOR THE THIRD LEG OF A SIX LEG BANK RUN BETWEEN PHOENIX & TUCSON INTL ARPT. HE WAS IN CONTACT WITH THE PHOENIX TRACON DURING DEPARTURE & WAS RELEASED AT THE TOLTEC INTERSECTION (V16) AT 5,500 FT. THERE WAS NO FURTHER RADIO CONTACT WITH THE ACFT. BOTH TUCSON TRACON & TOWER WERE SHUT DOWN AFTER MIDNIGHT. THE ACFT OVERFLEW TUCSON INTL airport & IMPACTED A MOUNTAIN AT 5,200 FT MSL IN A SLIGHT NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE (2-3 DEG). A STRAIGHT LINE DRAWN FROM THE TOLTEC INTERSECTION THROUGH TUCSON INTL airport INTO THE SANTA RITA MOUNTAINS, SPECIFICALLY MT. FAGAN, WILL LOCATE THE APPROXIMATELY SITE OF THE CRASH. THE PLT WAS UP BY 0815 ON 3/15/82. LATER IN THE DAY HE FLEW ANOTHER BE-58 SORTIE (1630-1730) GIVING A PILOT CHECK-OUT FOR A COMMERCIAL OPERATOR. HE THEN RETURNED HOME FOR SUPPER & FINALLY REPORTED FOR NORMAL DUTY AT 2130. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X02301


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]
11-Apr-2019 20:48 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Cn]

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