Accident Cessna 425 Corsair N425SC,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37183
 
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Date:Saturday 11 January 1986
Time:10:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic C425 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 425 Corsair
Owner/operator:Jayhawk Aircraft Sales
Registration: N425SC
MSN: 425-0126
Year of manufacture:1982
Total airframe hrs:935 hours
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Granby, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Hutchison, KS (HUT)
Destination airport:Granby-Grand County Airport, CO (KGNB)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
DRG ARRIVAL, THE PLT ADVISED ARTCC THAT THE DESTINATION airport APPEARED TO BE COVERED WITH FOG. SHE THEN CANCELED HER IFR FLT PLAN. ACCORDING TO GROUND WITNESSES, THE ACFT MADE SEVERAL PASSES OVER THE ARPT. WITNESSES ALSO RPRTD THAT THE HORIZONTAL VISIBILITY WAS NIL, BUT THEY COULD SEE BLUE SKY DIRECTLY ABOVE. DRG THE LAST PASS, THE ACFT CROSSED OVER THE APCH END OF THE RWY WITH THE GEAR & FLAPS EXTENDED, ANGLING TO THE LEFT OF THE RWY HDG. MOMENTS LATER, WITNESSES HEARD THE ENGS GO TO FULL POWER, THEN SILENCE FOLLOWED. THE ACFT WAS FND WHERE IT IMPACTED RISING SNOW COVERED TERRAIN APRX 1/8 MI SOUTH OF THE MIDPOINT OF THE ARPT. THERE WAS EVIDENCE THAT THE ACFT WAS IN A STEEP DESCENDING, RIGHT WING LOW ATTITUDE WHEN IT CRASHED. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE/MALFUNCTION WAS FND. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20010110X00161

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
23-Nov-2017 20:32 wf Updated [Aircraft type, Destination airport]

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