ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 45971
Last updated: 25 May 2013
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Narrative:The pilot received a weather briefing in which visual flight was not recommended for his route of flight. The airplane did not arrive at its destination as intended. A search was conducted and the downed aircraft was located. The airplane had collided with trees on a mountain ridge along his route of flight. Several witnesses reported seeing a low flying airplane just before the time of the accident flying in and out of clouds. Low visibility, fog and overcast clouds were reported by witnesses.
|C/n / msn:|| 287890469|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Jasper, GA -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Athens, GA (AHN)|
|Destination airport:||St. Joseph, MO (STJ)|
CAUSE: The pilot disregarded preflight weather briefing information, and continued visual flight into known instrument weather conditions and collided with trees.
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