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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 134837
Last updated: 22 December 2020
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Date:29-OCT-2005
Time:13:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLAS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Glasair II
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N165WM
C/n / msn: 165
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Port Huron, MI -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Port Huron, MI (PHN)
Destination airport:Port Huron, MI (PHN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The experimental amateur-built airplane was destroyed on impact with terrain while landing. A post impact fire occurred. A Sheriff's interview stated, "When asked if there was some sort of equipment malfunction or if he knew what the cause of the accident was, [the pilot] stated it was not an equipment malfunction, that he has had a new propeller installed that has a lower pitch, therefore he had to up the RPM'S for the landing and at that point lost control and hit the ground and rolled."
Probable Cause: The pilot not maintaining airplane control during landing.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20051101X01763&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
06-Dec-2017 11:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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