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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22774
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:08-SEP-2008
Time:11:47
Type:Silhouette image of generic DV20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Diamond DA20-C1 Eclipse
Owner/operator:Doss Aviation Inc
Registration: N939DA
C/n / msn: C0505
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Pueblo, COlorado. -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Pueblo, CO (PUB)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
According to the flight instructor and student pilot, while maneuvering to land, the accident airplane encountered wake turbulence from a preceding C-130 airplane. The accident airplane then began an uncommanded pitch, roll, and descent that could not be arrested prior to an impact with terrain. A review of radar data revealed that the flight path of the accident airplane was in an area favorable for a wake vortex encounter. No anomalies were reported by the flight instructor and student pilot or noted during the postaccident examination of the airframe and engine.
Probable Cause: The student pilot's inability to maintain aircraft control due to an encounter with wake turbulence from a preceding larger aircraft. Contributing to the accident was the instructor pilot's failure to intervene.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20080911X01427&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Sep-2008 23:50 angels one five Added
11-Sep-2008 01:31 RobertMB Updated
17-Sep-2008 23:15 jm9584 Updated
21-Dec-2016 19:14 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:16 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:20 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
03-Dec-2017 12:04 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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