ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35802
Last updated: 23 December 2014
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Date:01-APR-1995
Time:1230
Type:Silhouette image of generic PTS2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pitts S-2B
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N876CB
C/n / msn: 5033
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ottawa, KS -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:(OWI)
Destination airport:(OWI)
Narrative:
PURPOSE OF THE FLIGHT WAS TO PRACTICE AEROBATIC MANEUVERS. WITNESSES STATED THE AIRPLANE ENTERED A 'FLAT SPIN' FROM WHICH THE PILOT DID NOT RECOVER. THE ENGINE WAS RUNNING AT TIME OF IMPACT. THE AIRPLANE IMPACTED THE TERRAIN AND A FIRE ENSUED. CAUSE: The pilot not performing proper stall/spin recovery procedures.

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001207X03244


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