Accident Cessna 500 N981EE, Tuesday 8 June 1982
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Date:Tuesday 8 June 1982
Time:21:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 500
Owner/operator:Ryan Aviation Corp
Registration: N981EE
MSN: 500-0005
Total airframe hrs:6385 hours
Engine model:P&W JT15D-1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Accident
Location:Topeka, KS -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Wichita, KS
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
WHEN A PASSENGER WAS BOARDING THE AIRCRAFT, SHE INADVERTENTLY RELEASED THE LATCH THAT HELD THE DOOR OPEN. THE DOOR SWUNG TOWARD THE CLOSED POSITION, STRUCK THE BACK OF THE PASSENGER'S FOOT, AND SEVERED THE TENDON. THERE WERE THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AREA AND THE WINDS WERE REPORTED TO BE FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT 15 GUSTING 20 KNOTS.

Probable Cause:

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: MKC82DA099
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB MKC82DA099

Revision history:

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