Fuel exhaustion Accident Raven S-40 N12000,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14002
 
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Date:Saturday 18 January 1964
Time:18:00 PDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Raven S-40
Owner/operator:Connecticut Aeronautical Historical Assoc Inc
Registration: N12000
MSN: 108
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Dana Point, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
Ditched 18/01/1964 near Dana Point, California: wreckage not found until 20/01/64 (two days later). The pilot (the sole person on board) was killed. According to the official NTSB report into the accident:

"PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
WEATHER - LOW CEILING
WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL EXHAUSTION"

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: Unknown at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=193&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=12000

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
24 July 2004 N15053 Private 0 Middletown, Ohio min

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
29-Dec-2015 18:28 JINX Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
12-Aug-2016 18:05 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
23-Dec-2016 01:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
11-Feb-2017 21:41 TB Updated [Operator, Location]

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