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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43085
 
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Date:02-JAN-1982
Time:00:00
Type:Beechcraft 19 Musketeer Sport
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N9779L
MSN: MB536
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Little Rock, AR -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Little Rock, AR
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED NORTH LITTLE ROCK AIRPORT SOMETIME AFTER 1745 AND WAS NOT SEEN OR HEARD FROM AGAIN. AT APPROXIMATELY 1900 A WITNESS 5 MILES FROM THE AIRPORT HEARD THE SOUND OF A LIGHT AIRCRAFT INCREASING AND DECREASING POWER JUST BEFORE THE SOUND OF IMPACT. THE AIRCRAFT HIT THE GROUND IN AN ALMOST STRAIGHT NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. THE PILOT'S WIFE STATED THE DIRECTIONAL GYRO OR GYRO COMPASS WAS NOT WORKING PROPERLY & THE PLT & PAX LEFT HOME BETWEEN 1400 & 1500 TO WORK ON IT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X02117


Revision history:

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

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