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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39633
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Date:13-JUN-1987
Time:10:12
Type:Silhouette image of generic P32T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-32RT-300
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N222HF
MSN: 32R7885284
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Nantucket, MA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Providence, RI (PWD)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE WEATHER AT THE NANTUCKET AIRPORT WAS BELOW THE PRESCRIBED MINIMA FOR THE ILS APPROACH TO RUNWAY 24. A BLANKET BROADCAST HAD BEEN MADE ON THE AIR TRAFFIC FREQUENCIES THAT THE NANTUCKET WEATHER WAS BELOW THE MINIMA FOR MOST USERS AND, THEREAFTER, THE CONTROLLER PROVIDED THE PILOT WITH THE WEATHER AT HIS DESTINATION. THE PILOT WAS CLEARED FOR THE ILS APPROACH TO RUNWAY 24 BUT REPORTED A MISSED APPROACH AFTER PASSING THE OUTER MARKER. THE CONTROLLER ADVISED THE PILOT TO REMAIN ON THE RUNWAY HEADING AND CONTACT DEPARTURE. THERE WERE NO FURTHER COMMUNICATIONS WITH THE FLIGHT. A WITNESS OBSERVED THE AIRCRAFT DESCEND OUT OF THE FOG AND CRASH INTO TREES ABOUT A MILE NORTH OF THE AIRPORT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X31295


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]

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