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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40808
Last updated: 6 October 2020
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Date:01-AUG-1993
Time:19:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLAS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Glasair II RG
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N92T
C/n / msn: 1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mt. Pleasant, IA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Witnesses observed the homebuilt airplane maneuvering. They observed the nose to pitch up and the airplane to enter a steep nosedown attitude with counter-clockwise rotation. Coincident with the pitch-up maneuver there was a popping sound from the airplane and engine sounds ceased. Just prior to impact high level engine sounds returned. CAUSE: the pilot-in-command's not maintaining aircraft control.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X13072


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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