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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170663
 
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Date:24-OCT-2014
Time:08:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C310 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 310R
Owner/operator:Owls Roost Flying Club
Registration: N310WL
MSN: 310R0585
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Atlantic Ocean, near North Eleuthera Airport (MYEH), North Eleuthera -   Bahamas
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:At Lucie Co Int'l (KFPR)
Destination airport:Governor's Harbour (GHB/MYEM)
Investigating agency: BAID
Narrative:
While being vectored to the North Eleuthera Airport (MYEH), the aircraft impacted the waters of the Atlantic Ocean near North Eleuthera. The airplane is missing and the deceased sole pilot onboard was recovered. Weather was a factor in the accident.

PROBABLE CAUSE
The probable cause of this accident has been determined as controlled flight into terrain possibly due to the effects of spatial disorientation as a result of the poor visibility and weather conditions.

Sources:

http://www.thebahamasweekly.com/publish/police-reports/American_resident_of_Eleuthera_dead_after_plane_crash37854.shtml
http://eleutheranews.com/?p=4380
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N310WL
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=310WL
https://6f0351cf-8d71-43fe-8c35-5f33d1ae82bf.filesusr.com/ugd/fbeb16_12531b2e73b5473690bb1e1c166f8f4f.pdf

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: BAID
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 10 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Oct-2014 05:31 Geno Added
26-Oct-2014 05:51 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
28-Oct-2014 20:58 Anon. Updated [Damage]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
09-May-2020 07:34 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Nature, Source, Narrative]
09-May-2020 07:34 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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