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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 180662
Last updated: 5 December 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna A188A AGwagon
Owner/operator:Rooster Aviation Llc
Registration: N4401Q
C/n / msn: 18800801
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Utah County, in Elberta, UT -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Spanish Fork, UT (U77)
Destination airport:Spanish Fork, UT (U77)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that during an aerial application flight in rolling hills in a canyon, the canyon wind forced the airplane to the ground. The airplane impacted terrain, the pilot egressed from the cockpit without further incident, and a postcrash fire occurred. The airplane was destroyed in the postcrash fire.

The pilot reported there were no pre-impact mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airframe or engine that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to compensate for wind while maneuvering at a low altitude, resulting in a collision with terrain and a postcrash fire.


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Revision history:

24-Oct-2015 21:15 Geno Added
25-Oct-2015 01:14 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
01-Dec-2017 15:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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