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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 132417
Last updated: 7 December 2020
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Date:11-JUL-1989
Time:20:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172H
Owner/operator:Grindland, Ethan P.
Registration: N3269L
C/n / msn: 17256169
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Hatton, ND -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:ND20
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:

PROBABLE CAUSE:IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION BY THE PILOT AND HIS FAILURE TO MAINTAIN SUFFICIENT CLEARANCE ABOVE THE GROUND. THE TAILWIND, HIGH OBSTRUCTION (SHELTER BELT), AND DOWNDRAFT WERE CONTRIBUTING FACTORS.

Sources:

NTSB id 20001213X28808


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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