Accident Cessna 172N N5216E,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34757
 
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Date:Friday 6 January 1984
Time:12:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172N
Owner/operator:Westcon Associates
Registration: N5216E
MSN: 17271775
Total airframe hrs:2166 hours
Engine model:LYCOMING O-320
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:Arco, ID -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Idaho Falls, ID (IDA)
Destination airport:Challis, ID (U15)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
ACCORDING TO COMPANY PERSONNEL, THE FLT WAS OPERATED AS A CHARTER. THE PLT, ALSO THE COMPANY DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, WAS NOT AUTHORIZED TO CONDUCT FAR 135 FLIGHTS UNDER INSTRUMENT FLIGHT CONDITIONS. HE WAS REPORTED TO HAVE STATED THAT HE WAS GOING TO 'GET A SPECIAL VFR CLEARANCE AND SEE IF HE COULD MAKE IT UNDERNEATH.' WITNESSES REPORTED SEEING THE ACFT FLYING VERY LOW AND TO DISAPPEAR INTO CLOUDS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X38670

Revision history:

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