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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154705
Last updated: 7 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150D
Registration: N4342U
C/n / msn: 15060342
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Brush Prairie Aerodrome - 5WA9, Brush Prairie, north Vanvouver, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Scappoose, OR (SPB)
Destination airport:Brush Praire, WA (5WA9)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that a light and variable wind existed during the landing approach. As the tailwheel-equipped airplane touched down, it pitched up, and the pilot lost directional control of the airplane. Despite the pilot's control inputs, the airplane departed the runway and impacted a fence and a rabbit hutch. Subsequently, both wings struck the ground, which resulted in structural damage to the wing spar, fuselage, and tail section. The pilot reported no preimpact mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during the landing flare.


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Revision history:

01-Apr-2013 01:19 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Apr-2013 04:54 Geno Added [[Departure airport, Source, Narrative]]
01-Apr-2013 05:01 Geno Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
28-Nov-2017 14:14 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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