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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 268967
Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C175 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 175 Skylark
Registration: N7584M
MSN: 55884
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Reserve, NM -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Silver City-Grant County Airport, NM (SVC/KSVC)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot sustained fatal injuries and two passengers sustained serious injuries. The airplane was operated as a
Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.

Preliminary radar data showed that the airplane departed Grant County Airport (SVC), Silver City, New Mexico, on October 15, 2021, about 0908. Radar track data showed the airplane on a northerly heading for about 26 minutes. Between 0934 and 0946, the radar data was unavailable. At 0946 the data showed the airplane on a northwesterly heading at an altitude of 9,925 ft mean sea level (msl) and the ground speed of 76 knots. The last recorded altitude, at 0949, showed the airplane at 9,525 ft msl on a heading of 328 and a ground speed of 76 knots.

During the next 5 min, the altitude was not recorded but the airplane continued a northwesterly heading at a ground speed of 70 (+/- 10) knots. The airplane subsequently turned to a northerly heading at a ground speed of 55 knots. The lowest ground speed of 52 knots was recorded at 0956. The last two radar points showed the airplane heading 020 and 031 respectively with ground speed of 60 and 72 knots.

Examination of the accident site revealed that the airplane contacted treetops in mountainous terrain at the elevation of 7,521 ft mean sea level. The airplane came to rest about 100 ft upslope from the trees. All major structural components of the airplane were located within the wreckage debris filed and flight control continuity was established throughout all control surfaces.




Revision history:

15-Oct-2021 23:52 Captain Adam Added
16-Oct-2021 09:38 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
16-Oct-2021 10:44 RobertMB Updated [Source]
16-Oct-2021 10:45 RobertMB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source]
16-Oct-2021 23:26 Captain Adam Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
17-Oct-2021 06:17 johnwg Updated [Time, Source, Narrative, Category]
27-Oct-2021 07:17 aaronwk Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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