ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42269
Last updated: 21 October 2014
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Date:18-JUN-1989
Time:0825
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150L
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N6878G
C/n / msn: 15072378
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wisc Rapids, WI -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
THIS WAS THE PILOT'S FIRST FLIGHT IN A CESSNA 150 WITHOUT A FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR. THE AIRCRAFT WAS LOADED NEAR THE MAXIMUM GROSS WEIGHT (ALLOWABLE = 1,600 POUNDS; CALCULATED = 1,594.9 POUNDS). CALCULATED DENSITY ALTITUDE 2,051.8 FEET. A MANEUVER DESCRIBED BY WITNESSES AS A STALL/SPIN WAS OBSERVED AFTER TAKEOFF. EXAMINATION REVEALED THAT THE FLAPS WERE AT 18 DEGREES ACCORDING TO JACKSCREW EXTENSION AND CESSNA SPECIFICATIONS. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO ASSURE THAT THE FLAPS WERE IN THE UP POSITION DURING TAKEOFF. A FACTOR RELATED TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE PILOT'S LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT.

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X28523


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