Accident Rockwell Commander 112 N1142J, 07 Dec 1986
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37744
 
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Date:07-DEC-1986
Time:18:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic AC11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Rockwell Commander 112
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N1142J
MSN: 116
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Jacksonville, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:New Port Richey, FL (X41)
Destination airport:Jacksonville, FL (CRG)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
THE ACFT, BEING FLOWN BY A NON-INSTRUMENT RATED PLT, APPEARED OVER THE airport WITHOUT MAKING CONTACT WITH THE TOWER WHILE THE airport WAS UNDER INSTRUMENT FLT CONDITIONS AND THE CONTROL ZONE WAS IN OPERATION. AFTER MAKING SEVERAL ERRATIC PASSES THE PLT CONTACTED THE TOWER AND REQUESTED A SPECIAL VFR CLEARANCE. THE PLT WAS CLEARED TO LAND ON RWY 31. THE PLT CALLED A SHORT TIME LATER AND STATED HE HAD MISSED THE RWY AND WAS AGAIN CLEARED TO LAND ON RWY 31. WITNESSES REPORTED SEEING THE ACFT ON DOWNWIND FOR RWY 31 AND AS IT TURNED BASE IT ENTERED THE CLOUDS. THE ACFT CAME OUT OF THE CLOUDS IN A NOSE DOWN, STEEP RIGHT BANK ATTITUDE AND STRUCK THE GROUND. THE PLT WAS INFORMED OF THE INSTRUMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS WHEN HE RECEIVED A WEATHER BRIEFING PRIOR TO DEPARTURE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X35387


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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