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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35519
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:02-JAN-1983
Time:14:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic T6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American T-6G
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N3168G
C/n / msn: 168-363
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Genoa City, WI -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Palwaukee, IL (PWK)
Narrative:
PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT THE ACFT FLEW OVER THE airport AT TREE-TOP LEVEL WITH THE GEAR RETRACTED. THE ACFT THEN LANDED. AFTER SPENDING ABOUT 15 MIN ON THE GROUND THE PLTS TOOK OFF TO THE WEST. THE GEAR WAS RETRACTED IMMEDIATELY AFTER TAKEOFF & THE ACFT REMAINED BETWEEN TREE-TOP LEVEL & 500 FT AGL EXECUTING STEEP BANKS. A WITNESS DESCRIBED THE SECOND STEEP BANK AS THOUGH THE PLT WAS EXECUTING A BARREL ROLL. THE ACFT NEVER RECOVERED FROM THE BANK & DESCENDED RAPIDLY TO THE GROUND. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X41937
ex.USAF/49-3259.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
05-Jul-2018 13:24 A.J. Scholten Updated [Cn, Source]

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