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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38773
Last updated: 21 January 2021
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Date:31-MAY-1999
Time:13:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLAS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Stoddard-Hamilton Glasair
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N83PG
C/n / msn: 473R
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Johnson City, KS -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Ulysses, KS (ULS)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Witnesses reported that the experimental airplane was flying about 200 to 300 feet above the ground when it began a roll-type maneuver. According to the witnesses, the airplane became inverted and then descended vertically into the ground. The on-scene investigation revealed no airframe or flight control anomalies that would prevent flight. The pilot did not possess an FAA Statement of Aerobatic Competency.
Probable Cause: The pilot's intentional low altitude performance of aerobatics.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001212X18732&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
26-Nov-2017 15:16 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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