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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36205
Last updated: 18 November 2018
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Date:11-JUN-1994
Time:13:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic T33 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair T-33
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N12418
C/n / msn: 265
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mount Clemens, Michigan -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Selfridge ANGB (MTC)
Destination airport:Selfridge ANGB (MTC)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING AN AIR SHOW PERFORMANCE, THE PILOT PERFORMED A HIGH SPEED LOW PASS DOWN THE RUNWAY. WHEN THE AIRPLANE WAS NEAR SHOW CENTER, THE PILOT INITIATED A LEFT ROLL. WITNESSES STATED THAT ABOUT 3/4 OF THE WAY THROUGH THE ROLL, THE RIGHT WING TIP STRUCK THE GROUND. THE AIRPLANE IMPACTED TERRAIN IN A GRASSY FIELD ADJACENT TO THE RUNWAY, AND A POST-CRASH FIRE ENSUED. A POST-ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF ANY PREIMPACT MECHANICAL ANOMALY. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN CLEARANCE FROM TERRAIN DURING AN AEROBATIC MANEUVER. HIS IMPROPER EXECUTION OF THE MANEUVER WAS A FACTOR.

Sources:

http://dms.ntsb.gov/aviation/AccidentReports/t44ytn45ihfryl55acw2cwzh1/Y02052012120000.pdf
http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000166092.html
http://airplane-accidents.findthedata.org/l/35453/CHI94LA195
http://www.warbirdregistry.org/jetregistry/t33registry/ct33-rcaf21265.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
05-Feb-2012 00:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
05-Feb-2012 00:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Nature]
21-Dec-2016 19:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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