Accident Cessna 401 N5AS,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 31113
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Date:Wednesday 22 January 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic C402 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 401
Registration: N5AS
MSN: 401-0208
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Crystal Airport, Minnesota -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Crystal Airport, Minnesota
Destination airport:Lansing, Michigan
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
A Cessna 401, N5AS, piloted by a commercially certificated pilot, was substantially damaged during a collision with a fence and snow covered terrain, shortly after takeoff.

Probable Cause and Findings
Failure of the pilot-in-command to ensure adequate removal of airframe ice from the aircraft during preflight.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report



Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
06-Oct-2023 11:00 harro Updated

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