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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122616
Last updated: 17 January 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150M
Registration: N68844
C/n / msn: 15076179
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Muhlenberg County Airport - KM21, KY -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Greenville, KY (M21)
Destination airport:Greenville, KY (M21)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that during takeoff, he observed the passenger seatbelt wedged in the right side door and dangling outside the airplane. As he reached to open the door to move the seatbelt inside the cabin, the airplane impacted the runway resulting in substantial damage to the tail section.
Probable Cause: The pilot's loss of control during takeoff after he reached to secure a seatbelt that was wedged in the passenger door.



Revision history:

21-May-2011 04:41 gerard57 Added
21-May-2011 04:47 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 16:53 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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