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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43402
Last updated: 28 March 2019
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Date:26-SEP-1983
Time:23:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172E
Owner/operator:Gulf Coast Aero Club
Registration: N3058U
C/n / msn: 17250658
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Leesville, LA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Deridder, LA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
EARLIER IN THE DAY THE FOUR OCCUPANTS OF THE ACFT HAD BEEN REPORTED TO THE SHERIFF'S DEPT AS BEING DRUNK AT A LOUNGE NEAR ZWOLLE,LA. AFTER LANDING AT THE LEESVILLE airport THE ACFT RAN OFF THE ASPHALT BENDING BOTH ENDS OF THE PROP BLADES. THE OCCUPANTS ATTEMPTED TO STRAIGHTEN OUT THE BLADES WITH A PIPE WRENCH, & THEN PROCEEDED TO A NIGHT CLUB. AT 2230 TO 2300 THEY RETURNED TO THE ARPT. SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF THE ACFT IMPACTED TREES IN A NEAR VERTICAL NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. THE PLT'S BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL WAS 0.151%. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X44526


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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