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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141816
Last updated: 20 April 2019
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Date:06-JAN-2012
Time:16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUSK model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aviat A-1B Husky
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N127AK
C/n / msn: 2059
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Somerset, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Somerset, CO (PVT)
Destination airport:Montrose, CO (MTJ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot attempted a takeoff on a snow-covered runway that he had landed on earlier in the day. The snow was about 6 inches deep. During the takeoff roll, the airplane struck a snow drift and nosed over. The pilot reported no mechanical anomalies that would have precluded normal operation.
Probable Cause: The pilot's inadequate takeoff planning/preparation, which resulted in the airplane impacting a snow drift during the takeoff roll.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120109X03605&key=1
FAA register: https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120109X03605&key=1
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=127AK&x=14&y=10


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2012 22:22 Geno Added
13-Jan-2012 12:34 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 17:53 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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