NTSB Identification: OAK74AP006
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 310A, registration: N135Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2421   73/8/2  NR.CHESTER,CALIF      CESSNA 310A         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 53, 13028
        TIME - 1515                    N135Z               PX-  0  0  0  FIRE CONTROL              TOTAL HOURS, 350 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  1  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          REDDING,CALIF               LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH AIRCRAFT: BOTH IN FLIGHT                  IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OTHER AIRCRAFT
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           WEATHER - OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                           NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          SMOKE                                                     93
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          180                                                       5
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
         SPECIAL DATA
          SEGMENTS OF AVIATION INVOLVED - SMALL US GEN.AV.-LARGE US GEN.AV.
          CONTROLLING AGENCY - NO CONTROL                          RADAR CTL/SURVEILLANCE - RADAR SERVICE NOT AVAILABLE
          TRAFFIC ADVISORY ISSUED - NONE                           CONTROL ZONE/AREA - NO
          EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        REMARKS- SPOTTED FIRE ZONE FOR TANKERS.ENTERED STEEP CLIMBING TURN,DSCND IN TURN & STRUCK TBM ON DROP RUN.

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