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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43256
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Date:05-SEP-1982
Time:08:47
Type:Piper PA-20
Owner/operator:Dick Nash
Registration: N6957K
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Kenai, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Iliamna, AK
Destination airport:Thompson Field
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AT 0837 THE PLT CALLED KENAI TOWER & REPORTED 8 MI WEST INBOUND FOR LANDING. AT 0845 HE REPORTED THAT HE WOULD BE LANDING ON THE BEACH. AT 0847 HE REPORTED THAT HE WOULD NOT MAKE THE BEACH & WOULD BE GOING INTO THE WATER. THE ACFT & OCCUPANTS WERE NOT RECOVERED. THE PLT'S FLIGHT PLAN WAS FOR 2+30, & HIS REPORTED FUEL ABOARD WAS 3+00. THE ACTUAL FLT TIME WAS 2+22. DURING HIS WX BRIEFING THE PLT WAS ADVISED THAT LAKE CLARK PASS WAS FORECAST TO BE MARGINAL TO CLOSED. HE WAS ALSO ADVISED THAT VFR FLT WAS NOT RECOMMENDED DUE TO FORECAST CEILINGS BELOW 1,000 FT & VISIBILITIES BELOW 3 MI FOR THE BRISTOL BAY AREA. ACFT DAMAGE & INJURY INDEX PRESUMED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X04204


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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