ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39220
Last updated: 21 May 2013
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Narrative:The airplane was observed on takeoff from runway 3. The air plane became airborne about 1,000 feet down the runway. The airplane reached about 100 to 150 feet, started a slow left turn, stalled, the left wing dropped down, the nose pitched down, and the airplane disappeared from view behind a tree line and crashed. CAUSE: The pilots failure to maintain airspeed (VSO) while maneuve ring on a turn to crosswind resulting in an inadvertent stall/spin, and subsequent in-flight collision with trees and terrain.
|C/n / msn:|| 49|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Hampstead, NC -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
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