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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176435
Last updated: 22 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 188 AGwagon
Registration: N53141
C/n / msn: 188-0120
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Irvine Flats SW of Polson, MT -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Ronan, MT (7S0)
Destination airport:Polson, MT (PVT)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that while maneuvering at low altitude on an aerial application flight, the airplane aerodynamically stalled and impacted terrain, resulting in substantial damage to the left wing of the airplane.

The pilot reported no pre-impact mechanical failures or malfunctions that would have precluded normal operation.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain airplane pitch, power, and turn coordination while maneuvering at low altitude, resulting in an aerodynamic stall and a collision with terrain.



Revision history:

27-May-2015 15:20 Geno Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
01-Dec-2017 13:07 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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