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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179426
Last updated: 21 October 2019
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Date:04-JUL-2004
Time:16:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic L8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Luscombe 8F
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N803B
C/n / msn: 6733
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Aeroflex-Andover Airport (12N), Andover, New Jersey -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Andover, NJ (12N)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
While on final approach for runway 21, over the threshold, the airplane encountered windshear. The pilot was unable to control the rate of descent, and the airplane impacted the runway. The reported wind at an airport approximately 15 miles northeast of the accident site, about the time of the accident, was from 150 degrees at 7 knots, varying between 120 degrees and 210 degrees.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain aircraft control during approach. A factor was windshear.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20040726X01060&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Sep-2015 17:04 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 18:12 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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