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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 78569
Last updated: 17 November 2020
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Date:01-OCT-2010
Time:12:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLAS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Stoddard-Hamilton Glasair
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N2117S
C/n / msn: 120
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Seven Lakes Estates Airfield, Jackson, Georgia -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Jackson, GA (62GA)
Destination airport:Tifton, GA (TMA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
According to the pilot, the airplane began drifting to the left just after takeoff. He attempted to correct the drift; however, the flight controls had no effect. The airplane then began banking to the right until it impacted the ground, coming to rest inverted next to a hangar. A postaccident examination of the airplane did not reveal any preimpact abnormalities that would have prevented the normal use of the flight controls.
Probable Cause: The pilot's loss of aircraft control for undetermined reasons.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20101002X84837&key=1
FAA register: http://www.mycountypaper.com/claytonnews/headlines/104194439.html
http://www.cbs46.com/news/25242138/detail.html_
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=N2117S


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Oct-2010 06:17 gwog Added
05-Oct-2010 02:27 Geno Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
26-Nov-2017 18:35 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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