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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 30273
Last updated: 24 November 2019
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Date:20-JAN-2000
Time:12:26
Type:Silhouette image of generic C310 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 310Q
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N310GG
C/n / msn: 310Q0938
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Kestrel Airpark, Spring Branch, San Antonio, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:1T7
Destination airport:Harlingen, TX (HRL)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot stated that during the takeoff roll, at 82 knots, the cabin door opened. He attempted to close the door, but was unsuccessful, and then elected to abort the takeoff with approximately 200 yards of runway remaining. The airplane skidded off of the departure end of the runway, and the nose gear collapsed as the airplane impacted a ditch.
Probable Cause: The pilot's delay in aborting the takeoff. A factor was the open cabin door.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001212X20366&key=1
FAA register: 2. http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?nNumberTxt=310GG


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
12-Jun-2014 02:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
12-Dec-2017 18:18 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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