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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39679
Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 210N
Owner/operator:W D And L Corp
Registration: N29WW
MSN: 21063308
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Highland, MI -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Troy, MI (TD2)
Destination airport:Oshkosh, WI (OSH)
Investigating agency: NTSB
At 1755 local time, two instrument rated pilots departed on a night flight from Troy, MI, to Oshkosh, WI. At 1801, they were cleared to climb from 3,000 to 5,000 feet. About 6 minutes later, while cruising about 4 miles south-southwest of Pontiac, MI, radio and radar contact with the airplane were lost. A search was initiated, and wreckage of the airplane was found in the vicinity (near Highland, MI). Investigation determined that the outboard twelve feet of the right wing, and portions of the right elevator and right elevator trim tab separated from the airplane in-flight. Examination of the airframe, engine, and components failed to reveal preexistent anomalies. Weather forecasts and reports indicated turbulence, and temperatures above freezing at the cruising altitude. No preexisting pathology or toxicological findings were found that would have had an effect on the pilots' performance. CAUSE: in-flight breakup of the airplane for undetermined reason(s).



Revision history:

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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