Accident Piper PA-28-235 N44600,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 12630
 
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Date:Saturday 3 January 1976
Time:17:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-28-235
Owner/operator:
Registration: N44600
MSN: 28-741009
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:near Ibapah, UT -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Battle Mountain, NV
Destination airport:Albuquerque, NM
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
FACTOR(S)
WEATHER - LOW CEILING
WEATHER - SNOW
WEATHER - ICING CONDITIONS-INCLUDES SLEET, FREEZING RAIN, ETC.
TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
Hit obscured mtn slope. Aircraft recovered on 1/5/76.

Sources:

NTSB Identification: DEN76AD027
https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=51571&key=0
Aircraft Specifics: http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/N44600.html

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
14-May-2012 04:33 Kid A Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-May-2012 11:59 Kid A Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport, Source]
01-Apr-2022 06:48 PolandMoment Updated [Narrative]

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