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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42887
Last updated: 18 December 2019
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Date:01-JUL-1983
Time:18:07
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A36 Bonanza
Owner/operator:Acorn Resources
Registration: N23684
C/n / msn: E1207
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Enid, OK -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Monroe, LA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
PRIOR TO TAKEOFF THE PLT WAS ADVISED THE WINDS WERE FROM 180 DEG AT 20 KTS GUSTING TO 27 KTS. DURING TAKEOFF FROM RWY 17THE PLT ADVISED THE TOWER THAT HE WAS 'BRINGING IT AROUND TO LAND ON 30.' WHEN ASKED IF HE WAS EXPERIENCING ANY DIFFICULTIES THE PLT REPLIED NEGATIVE. THE CONTROL TOWER OPERATOR REPORTED THAT THE LEFT WING DROPPED 90 DEGS & CAME BACK UP BEFORE THE ACFT NOSED INTO THE GROUND. THE ACFT IMPACTED THE GROUND IN A STEEP NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE ABOUT 1,000 FTSHORT OF THE APPROACH END OF RWY 30. THE COCKPIT DOOR WAS FOUND SEPARATED FROM THE FUSELAGE. THE DOOR HANDLE WAS POSITIONED SHORT OF THE DETENT. THE OVERHEAD LATCHING HOOK WAS NOT DEFORMED. THE BOTTOM PIN WAS RETRACTED MORE THAN 3/8THS INCH. THE AFT LATCHING PINS WERE ONLY PARTIALLY EXTENDED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X43725


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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