ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 132072
Last updated: 28 July 2014
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Date:05-JAN-1991
Time:1545
Type:Silhouette image of generic CH7A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Champion 7ECA
Owner/operator:James N. Burdeaux
Registration: N996MP
C/n / msn: 272
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hilo, HI -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:

PROBABLE CAUSE: THE FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO MAINTAIN AN ADEQUATE AIRSPEED WHILE MANEUVERING. A FACTOR IN THE ACCIDENT WAS THE PILOT'S DECISION TO ATTEMPT STEEP AND ABRUPT MANEUVERS DURING THE TAKEOFF INITIAL CLIMB PHASE.

Sources:
NTSB id 20001212X16330


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