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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 72845
Last updated: 14 November 2018
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Date:18-FEB-2010
Time:10:22
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-236 Dakota
Owner/operator:Stack Joseph A
Registration: N2889D
C/n / msn: 28-7911227
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Echelon Building, Research Boulevard, Austin, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The airplane was destroyed after the pilot intentionally flew it into the side of an office building in Austin, Texas. The private pilot and an employee who worked in the building were killed. As this event was an intentional act, the Federal Bureau of Investigation assumed jurisdiction and control of the investigation.
Probable Cause: The pilotís intentional flight into a building.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20100218X33746&key=1
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/US/02/18/texas.plane.crash/index.html
http://miami.cbslocal.com/national/austin.plane.crash.2.1504859.html
https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20100218X33746&key=1
https://flightaware.com/squawks/view/1/7_days/popular/3742/AUDIO_Piper_N2889D_departing_KGTU_From_Tower
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_Austin_suicide_attack


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Feb-2010 09:57 wanderer Added
18-Feb-2010 10:23 harro Updated [Embed code]
18-Feb-2010 10:24 harro Updated [Nature, Embed code]
18-Feb-2010 10:32 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Feb-2010 10:42 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Embed code]
18-Feb-2010 11:09 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Feb-2010 21:54 slowkid Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Feb-2012 23:33 Geno Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
26-Nov-2017 15:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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