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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2892
Last updated: 26 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AC90 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rockwell Aero Commander 690
Owner/operator:North American Rockwell, Inc.
Registration: N1NR
C/n / msn: 11024
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wellsburg, WV -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Greater Pittsburgh International Airport, Pennsylvania
Destination airport:Greater Pittsburgh International Airport, Pennsylvania
Investigating agency: NTSB
N1NR departed the Greater Pittsburgh International Airport, Pennsylvania, at 11:01 EDT, on a company-scheduled training flight.
The flight requested and reported reaching 12,500 feet. At approximately 11:10, Greater Pittsburgh Departure Control reported loss of radar and radio contact with the aircraft.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of this accident was the loss of aircraft control in a stall maneuver, for reasons unknown, from which recovery was not accomplished.



Safety recommendations:

Safety recommendation A-73-10 issued 21 March 1973 by NTSB
Safety recommendation A-73-8 issued 21 March 1973 by NTSB
Safety recommendation A-73-9 issued 21 March 1973 by NTSB

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
25-Feb-2020 08:17 harro Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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