ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42132
Last updated: 30 September 2014
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Date:20-JUL-1982
Time:1515
Type:Silhouette image of generic C152 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 152
Owner/operator:Cook Airfield
Registration: N5179B
C/n / msn: 1520123
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rose Hill, KS -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Cook Airfield, KS
Destination airport:Cook Airfield, KS
Narrative:
THE STUDENT PILOT WAS ON A SOLO FLIGHT WHILE HE WAS IN A TRAINING PHASE TO PRACTICE FLIGHT MANEUVERS. DURING THE FLIGHT, THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED AND BURNED. AN INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE PLANE DID NOT MOVE AFTER IMPACT AND BOTH WINGS WERE CRUSHED (ACCORDIONED) STRAIGHT BACK. CONTINUITY OF THE CONTROL CABLES WAS ESTABLISHED. THE ENGINE WAS BADLY DAMAGED BY THE IMPACT AND FIRE, BUT NO PREIMPACT MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE WAS EVIDENT. THE CRASH SITE AND THE TRAINING AREA WERE LOCATED NEAR THE HOME OF THE PILOT'S FATHER. THE DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS ABOUT 4200 FT. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X03891


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