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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40278
Last updated: 21 November 2019
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Date:07-AUG-1988
Time:07:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic F8L model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sequioa F-8L Falco
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N69WD
C/n / msn: 622
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Grantsville, UT -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Salt Lake City , UT (SLC)
Destination airport:Wendover, UT (ENV)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THIS ACDT INVOLVED A HOMEBUILT, SIDE-BY-SIDE, TWO PLACE, LOW WING, HIGH PERFORMANCE AIRCRAFT. THE PURPOSE OF THE FLT WAS TO VISIT AN AIRSHOW AT WENDOVER. THE WEATHER WAS REPORTED TO BE CLEAR WITH LIGHT WINDS. RADAR TRACK DATA SHOWED THE ACFT TRACKED STRAIGHT AND LEVEL TO THE ACDT SITE AT 7,500 FT MSL (2,900 FT AGL). THE TRACK WAS STRAIGHT AND LEVEL ON ONE SWEEP AND WAS NOT SEEN ON THE NEXT SWEEP. THE ACDT SITE WAS IN LEVEL, OPEN DESERT TERRAIN. THERE WERE NO WITNESSES. EXAM OF THE SITE AND WRECKAGE REVEAL EVIDENCE SUGGESTING A STALL/SPIN TYPE OF IMPACT. EXAM OF THE WRECKAGE DID NOT REVEAL ANY EVIDENCE OF A PREIMPACT FAILURE OR DEFICIENCY OF THE AIRFRAME OR ENG. THE PLT RECEIVED A .4 HR CHECKOUT IN THE ACFT THE DAY BEFORE THE ACDT AND HAD LOGGED A TOTAL OF 1.4 HRS IN THE ACFT. HIS LOGBOOK SHOWED 1.4 HRS TOTAL TIME SINCE DECEMBER 29, 1987. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X26529


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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