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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 239239
Last updated: 22 October 2020
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Date:07-AUG-2020
Time:11:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic C210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna T210M Turbo Centurion
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N761RG
C/n / msn: 21062453
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Duchesne County near Moon Lake, UT -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
On August 7, 2020, about 1145 mountain daylight time, a Cessna T210M airplane, N761RG, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Hanna, Utah. The private pilot and one passenger were seriously injured and 4 other passengers had minor injuries. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.
The pilot reported that the engine experienced a loss of power during a turn over mountainous terrain. The pilot decided to fly down a canyon as the propeller continued to windmill. He initiated a forced landing in an open field where the airplane experienced a hard landing. The open field is on the banks of Moon Lake at an elevation of 8,100 ft mean sea level (msl). The airplane's forward fuselage and cabin area were crushed upwards and the engine was partially separated from the airplane. Both wings were buckled near the tips.
Preliminary flight track data shows the airplane as it departed Roosevelt Municipal Airport (74V), Roosevelt, UT, and climbed northwest over mountainous terrain. The track turns to the west and continues to climb to an altitude of 12,927 ft msl. The track then decreases in altitude as it turns southwest approaching a large canyon. Shortly after the flight track data stops at 11,575 ft msl. The accident site was about 7 1/2 miles south of the last flight track.
The wreckage was recovered to a secure location for further examination.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20200808X63356&key=1
https://gephardtdaily.com/breaking/cessna-aircraft-with-6-on-board-crashes-in-duchesne-county/

https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=761RG


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Aug-2020 02:41 Geno Added
08-Aug-2020 03:00 Captain Adam Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
08-Aug-2020 03:35 RobertMB Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Phase, Nature, Source]
02-Sep-2020 13:52 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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