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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 8565
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Date:05-FEB-1978
Time:19:01
Type:Silhouette image of generic C320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 320D
Owner/operator:
Registration: N234M
C/n / msn: 320D0069
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Wrangell, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Ketchikan,Ak
Narrative:
NTSB Identification: ANC78FA018
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Event occurred Sunday, February 05, 1978 in WRANGELL, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 320D, registration: N234M

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FILE DATE LOCATION AIRCRAFT DATA INJURIES FLIGHT PILOT DATA F S M/N PURPOSE----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------3-4405 78/2/5 NR.WRANGELL,AK CESSNA 320D CR- 0 1 0 NONCOMMERCIAL PRIVATE, AGE 34, UNK/NR TIME - 1901 N234M PX- 5 0 0 PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP TOTAL HOURS, UNK/NR IN DAMAGE-DESTROYED OT- 0 0 0 TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT RATED. DEPARTURE POINT INTENDED DESTINATION YAKUTAT,AK KETCHIKAN,AK TYPE OF ACCIDENT PHASE OF OPERATION ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION LANDING: INITIAL APPROACH COLLIDED WITH: TREES LANDING: INITIAL APPROACH PROBABLE CAUSE(S) PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION BEYOND EXPERIENCE/ABILITY LEVEL PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION W/KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT INSTRUMENTS/EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - FLIGHT AND NAVIGATION INSTRUMENTS: FLUXGATE COMPASS MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL EXHAUSTION COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-2 ENGINES EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND REMARKS- FLUXGATE & COUPLING TO AUTOPILOT INOP.

Sources:

NTSB


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
03-Nov-2009 11:46 Anon. Updated

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