ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39573
Last updated: 16 April 2014
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Date:26-APR-1985
Time:1455
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-38-112
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N2490A
C/n / msn: 38-7810710
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Monroe, NC -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Madison, GA
Narrative:
THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH RWY 23 (APRX 120 FT FROM THE DEPARTURE END) FOLLOWING A LOSS OF CONTROL DURING AN INITIAL TAKEOFF CLIMB. THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED TO ENTER A STEEP CLIMB ON TAKEOFF AFTER WHICH THE RIGHT WING DROPPED. THE ACFT THEN ENTERED A SPIN PRIOR TO CONTACTING THE RWY. SEVERAL PEOPLE REPORTED HAVING SEEN THE PLT PERFORM AN ABRUPT PULL-UP DURING TAKEOFF VARIOUS TIMES PRECEEDING THE ACCIDENT flight. EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT AND MAINTENANCE RECORDS REVEALED THAT AD 83-14-08 REGARDING INSTALLATION OF ADDITIONAL FLOW STRIPS ON THE WINGS HAD NOT BEEN COMPLIED WITH. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X36078


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