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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39014
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Date:29-JUL-1991
Time:18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLAS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Stoddard-Hamilton Glasair
Owner/operator:
Registration: N520W
C/n / msn: 254
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Eagle, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING TAKEOFF, THE PILOT INITIATED A RIGHT TURN. THIS WAS FOLLOWED BY AN IMMEDIATE AND ABRUPT LEFT TURN TO AN EXCESSIVE BANK ANGLE. THE NOSE OF THE AIRCRAFT DROPPED AND THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED THE GROUND AND BURNED. CAUSE: THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN AIRSPEED WHILE MANEUVERING IN A TURN DURING INITIAL TAKEOFF CLIMB, RESULTING IN AN IN FLIGHT LOSS OF CONTROL, STALL, AND IN FLIGHT COLLISION WITH TERRAIN. FACTORS WERE: EXCESSIVE BANK ANGLE AND ABRUPT MANEUVER AT A LOW ALTITUDE INSUFFICIENT TO EFFECT A RECOVERY.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001212X17520


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]

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