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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 134834
Last updated: 5 December 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150D
Registration: N4175U
C/n / msn: 15060175
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Greenwater, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Greenwater, WA (21W)
Destination airport:Puyallup, WA (1SO)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot said that soon after departure from runway 33, he inadvertently entered a fog "bank." He said that he attempted a climbing right turn to return to the clear air over the departure runway. He said that his airspeed dropped, and the aircraft stalled subsequently impacting trees and descended vertically to the mountain side. The airplane came to rest inverted bending and wrinkling both wings and the fuselage.
Probable Cause: The pilot's inadvertently flying into IMC weather conditions, his failure to maintain sufficient airspeed for flight, and his subsequent inadvertent stall/mush into trees. Contributing factors were the fog and the trees.



Revision history:

21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
06-Dec-2017 11:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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