Aircraft Incident/Accident Report
Nashville Metro Airport

Brentwood, Tennessee 87027
Sunday, October 23, 1983 18:33 CDT

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NTSB Narrative Summary Released at Completion of Accident
THE ACFT CRASHED WHILE THE PLTS WERE ATTEMPTING AN ILS APPROACH TO NASHVILLE. ONE PLT WAS NOT INSTRUMENT RATED. THE OTHER WAS RATED BUT WAS LIMITED IN EXPERIENCE. THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR RADAR VECTORING TO THE APPROACH WERE NOT FOLLOWED AND DISORIENTATION WITH LOSS OF CONTROL FOLLOWED. THE ACFT CRASHED INTO A FIELD AT HIGH SPEED ABOUT 3.5 MILES SOUTH OF THE DOBBS L0M. WITNESSES REPORTED A LOW CEILING AND SAID IT WAS 'MISTY' AT THE TIME OF THE CRASH. THE ACFT CRASHED ON A HEADING OF 305 DEGREES, THE APPROACH WAS FOR RWY 02L.
NTSB Probable Cause Narrative
Not Yet Reported
Event Information
Type of EventAccident 
Event Date10/23/1983 
Event Day of the WeekSunday 
Time of Event1833 
Event Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time 
Event CityBRENTWOOD  
Event StateTENNESSEE 
Event Country-- 
Zipcode of the event site87027  
Event Date Year1983 
Event Date Month10 
MidAir Collision IndicatorNo 
On Ground Collision occurred ?No 
Event Location Latitude  
Event Location Longitude  
Event Location AirportNASHVILLE METRO  
Event Location Nearest Airport IDBNA  
Indicates whether the acc/inc occurred off or on an airportOff Airport/Airstrip 
Distance from airport in statute miles
Degrees magnetic from airport199 
Airport Elevation599 
Weather Briefing CompletenessFull 
Investigator's weather sourceWeather Observation Facility 
Time of the weather observation1848 Central Daylight Time 
Direction of event from weather observation facility (degrees)19 
Weather Observation Facility IDBNA  
Elevation of weather observation facility599 
Distance of event from weather observation facility (units?)85 
Time Zone of the weather observationCDT 
Lighting ConditionsDusk 
Lowest Ceiling Height1100 
Lowest Non-Ceiling Height
Sky/Lowest/Cloud ConditionsUnknown 
Sky Condition for Lowest CeilingOvercast 
Visibility Runway Visual Range (Feet)
Visibility Runway Visual Value (Statute Miles)
Visibility (Statute Miles)
Air Temperature at event time (in degrees celsius)13 
Dew Point at event time (in degress fahrenheit)10 
Wind Direction (degrees magnetic)290 
Variable Wind IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Speed (knots)
Wind Velocity Indicator Unknown 
Wind Gust IndicatorNot Gusting 
Wind Gust (knots)
Altimeter Setting at event time (in. Hg) 29 
Density Altitude (feet)-- 
Intensity of PrecipitationUnknown 
METAR weather report -- 
Event Highest InjuryFatal 
On Ground, Fatal Injuries
On Ground, Minor Injuries
On Ground, Serious Injuries
Injury Total Fatal
Injury Total Minor-- 
Injury Total None-- 
Injury Total Serious-- 
Injury Total All
Investigating AgencyNTSB 
NTSB Docket Number (internal use)3016 
NTSB Notification Source-- 
NTSB Notification Date-- 
NTSB Notification Time
Fiche Number and/or location -used to find docket information23332 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 9:16AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Basic weather conditionsVisual Meteorological Cond 
FAA District Office-- 
Aircraft Involved
Aircraft #1
Aircraft Registration NumberN7338G 
NTSB NumberATL84FA028  
Missing Aircraft Indicator
Federal Aviation Reg. PartPart 91: General Aviation 
Type of Flight Plan filedIFR 
Flight plan Was Activated?-- 
DamageDestroyed 
Aircraft FireNone 
Aircraft ExplosionNone 
Aircraft Manufacturer's Full NameCESSNA  
Aircraft ModelTU206G  
Aircraft Series IdentifierTU206G  
Aircraft Serial NumberU20503764  
Certified Max Gross Weight3600 
Aircraft CategoryAirplane 
Aircraft Registration ClassU.S. Registered/U.S. Soil 
Aircraft is a homebuilt?No 
Flight Crew Seats-- 
Cabin Crew Seats-- 
Passenger Seats-- 
Total number of seats on the aircraft
Number of Engines
Fixed gear or retractable gearFixed 
Aircraft, Type of Last InspectionAnnual 
Date of Last InspectionDec 13 1982 12:00AM 
Airframe hours since last inspection218 
Airframe Hours1683 
ELT InstalledYes 
ELT ActivatedYes 
ELT Aided Location of Event SiteUnknown 
ELT Type-- 
Aircraft Owner NameSCOTT OILFIELD SERVICE  
Aircraft Owner Street Address21413 CLASSEN ST.  
Aircraft Owner CityBAKERSFIELD  
Aircraft Owner StateCA 
Aircraft Owner Country  
Aircraft Owner Zipcode93309  
Operator is an individual?-- 
Operator Name  
Operator Same as Owner?Yes 
Operator Is Doing Business As-- 
Operator Address Same as Owner?Yes 
Operator Street Address  
Operator City  
Operator State  
Operator Country  
Operator Zip code  
Operator Code  
Owner has at least one certificateYes - certificate holder 
Other Operator of large aircraft?No 
Certified for Part 133 or 137 OperationUnknown 
Operator Certificate Number-- 
Indicates whether an air carrier operation was scheduled or not-- 
Indicates Domestic or International Flight-- 
Operator carrying Pax/Cargo/Mail-- 
Type of Flying (Per_Bus / Primary)Business 
Second Pilot on BoardYes 
Departure Point Same as EventNo 
Departure Airport CodePNC  
Departure CityPONCA CITY  
Departure StateOK 
Departure Country  
Departure Time1512 
Departure Time ZoneCDT 
Destination Same as Local Flt-- 
Destination Airport CodeBNA  
Destination CityNASHVILLE  
Destination StateTN 
Destination Country  
Specific Phase of FlightDescent 
Report sent to ICAO?-- 
Evacuation occurred-- 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 10:31AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Since inspection or accident-- 
Event Location Runway Number and Location2L 
Runway Length7702 
Runway Width150 
Sight Seeing flightNo 
Air Medical FlightNo 
Medical Flight--