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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41672
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:09-SEP-1984
Time:08:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic C195 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 195A
Owner/operator:Welte Flying Service
Registration: N19JW
MSN: 7767
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Akron, IA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Mapleton, IA (MEY)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
N19JW, A CESSNA 195A AND N8783X, A CESSNA 182 DEPARTED MAPLETON, IA, AT APRX 0805 ON VFR FLT TO AKRON, IA, TO ATTEND A FLY-IN BREAKFAST. THE TWO ACFT DID NOT TRAVEL THE SAME ROUTE OF FLIGHT TO AKRON. N19JW CROSSED OVER THE MIDPOINT OF THE airport ON CROSSWIND THEN TURNED LEFT DOWNWIND AND LEFT BASE APRX 2 MILES FROM THE APPROACH END OF RWY 34. N8783X INTERCEPTED THE FINAL APPROACH TO RWY 34 AT A 45 DEGREE ANGLE. WITNESSES SAW BOTH ACFT WHEN THEY WERE TWO MILES SSE OF THE ARPT. N19JW WAS ABOVE AND SLIGHTLY BEHIND N8783X. WHEN THE ACFT WERE APRX 450 FT FROM THE END OF THE RWY THE PROP FROM N19JW CONACTED THE WING OF N8783X. THE PLT OF N19JW RECEIVED FATAL INJURIES AND A PAX IN N8783X RECEIVED FATAL INJURIES. EXAMINATION OF BOTH ACFT WRECKAGES AFTER THE ACCIDENT REVEALED THAT THE RADIOS IN EITHER ACFT WERE NOT ON THE SAME FREQUENCY AND THE CORRECT RADIO FREQ FOR AN UNCONTROLLED airport WAS NOT SELECTED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X41164


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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