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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139161
Last updated: 14 September 2021
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Date:20-APR-1977
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna F150L (Reims)
Owner/operator:unknown
Registration: N5452
MSN: F150-0801
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kell am See/Schillingen (Rhl.-Pfalz)) -   Germany
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:EDAD (Now ETAD) Spangdahlem AB
Destination airport:EDAB (Now ETAD) Spangdahlem AB
Narrative:
Mishap aircraft was being flown by a student and Instructor pilot from the Spangdahlem AB, AERO CLUB. The student pilot was practicing basic flight maneuvers in the AERO CLUB practice area south of Spangdahlem AB. The mishap aircraft apparently entered an unrecoverable spin and impacted the ground, killing both occupants. The probable cause was determined to be that the mishap aircraft encountered residual wake turbulence vortices from a B-737-200 passenger airliner in bound to Saarbrücken Airport, Germany. Both victims were active duty USAF personnel.

Sources:

BFU CX0003/77
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=5452
Personal knowledge I was there!


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Oct-2011 10:08 Uli Elch Added
11-Mar-2015 02:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Mar-2018 12:15 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Dec-2018 17:58 TB Updated [Location, Source]
24-May-2019 19:46 Bill Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jan-2020 16:44 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
26-Jan-2020 16:45 Uli Elch Updated [Narrative]
29-Apr-2020 12:25 bmewitt Updated [Narrative]

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