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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 268478
Last updated: 21 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C340 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 340A
Owner/operator:Samarth Aviation LLC
Registration: N7022G
MSN: 340A0695
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:NNE of Gillespie Field Airport (SEE/KSEE), San Diego/El Cajon, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Yuma MCAS/Yuma International Airport, AZ (YUM/KNYL)
Destination airport:Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport, CA (MYF/KMYF)
Investigating agency: NTSB
A Cessna 340A was destroyed by fire and impact with a UPS delivery truck and residential structures about 2 Mi north-northeast of Gillespie Field Airport (SEE/KSEE), at the intersection of Greencastle and Jeremy Streets. San Diego/El Cajon, California.
The pilot sustained fatal injuries and a UPS delivery driver was fatally injured as well. Two people on the ground sustained serious burn injuries.

Transcript from

SoCal TRACON: 22G turn right heading 250 join final
N7022G: 250 join final for 22G
N7022G: and, uh, 22G did you say cleared for the ILS 28R?
SoCal TRACON: 22G you're 4 miles from PENYY descend and maintain 2,800 until established on the localizer cleared ILS runway 28R circle to land runway 23.
N7022G: uh, cleared for the ILS 28R, uh, uh, for runway 23 22G
SoCal TRACON: yes sir, descend maintain 2,800 until established on the localizer
N7022G: 2,800 until established on the localizer, 22G
SoCal TRACON: 22G, traffic 2 o'clock 3 miles southbound 5,000 descending 4,000's a C-130 they are restricted above you, caution wake turbulence
N7022G: Copy 22G
SoCal TRACON: 22G it looks like you're drifting right of course, are you correcting?
N7022G: Correcting for 22G
N7022G: is 22G cleared for runway 23?
SoCal TRACON: 22G you're not even tracking the localizer, I need you to fly - actually cancel approach clearance climb and maintain 3,000, 22G maintain 3,000 low altitude alert minimum vectoring altitude in your area is 2,800
N7022G: Climbing 22G
SoCal TRACON: 22G climb and maintain 3,800
N7022G: 3,800 two-
SoCal TRACON: 22G turn right 090 re-vectors to final
N7022G: 090 22G
SoCal TRACON: 22G turn right heading 090 climb immediately maintain 4,000
N7022G: (thousand) climb immediately, 22G
SoCal TRACON: 'Kay, it looks like you're descending sir. I need to make sure you are climbing, not descending.
N7022G: 'Golf is climbing
SoCal TRACON: 22G say altitude
N7022G: ***five hundred 22G [final transmission from aircraft]
SoCal TRACON: 22G low altitude alert climb immediately, climb the airplane, maintain 5,000, expedite climb, climb the airplane please
SoCal TRACON: 22G just level out the plane, er, the heading and climb the airplane up to 5,000 when you can sir.
SoCal TRACON: Traffic alert, 22G, 10 o'clock and a half mile, 1,500, you appear to be descending again sir, are you, say your altitude
SoCal TRACON: Twin Cessna 7022G, SoCal approach.

Sources:,P96_MAKE_NAME,P96_FATAL_FLG:12-OCT-21,BEECH (photo)



Revision history:

11-Oct-2021 20:46 Geno Added
11-Oct-2021 20:47 Geno Updated [Location]
11-Oct-2021 20:53 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Source]
12-Oct-2021 02:08 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Oct-2021 05:17 gerard57 Updated [Other fatalities]
12-Oct-2021 05:40 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
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12-Oct-2021 05:52 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Embed code]
12-Oct-2021 06:01 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
12-Oct-2021 06:30 aaronwk Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Oct-2021 06:34 harro Updated [Narrative]
12-Oct-2021 12:23 johnwg Updated [Source, Narrative, Category]
12-Oct-2021 16:17 aaronwk Updated [Narrative]
12-Oct-2021 17:18 johnwg Updated [Source]
12-Oct-2021 20:39 RobertMB Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Oct-2021 09:27 johnwg Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]
14-Oct-2021 17:14 johnwg Updated [Source]
14-Oct-2021 20:13 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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