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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42957
Last updated: 12 May 2020
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Date:02-APR-1983
Time:10:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLAS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Glasair II
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N94RB
C/n / msn: 99
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Camano Island, WA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Arlington, WA (S88)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE AIRCRAFT WAS OBSERVED IN A FLAT LEFT HAND SPIN WHICH CONTINUED TO GROUND IMPACT. THE AIRCRAFT ENTERED THE SPIN FROM A VERTICAL MANEUVER AT ABOUT 2000 FEET AGL. THE PILOT HAD HELPED BUILD THIS AIRCRAFT. HE WAS CHARACTERIZED AS A CONSERVATIVE PILOT AND HAD RECEIVED NO TRAINING IN AEROBATICS OR SPINS. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF PRE-IMPACT PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT OF THE PILOT OR PASSENGER. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X42818


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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