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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35525
Last updated: 20 September 2019
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Date:09-OCT-1984
Time:11:40
Type:Rockwell Aero Commander 695A Jetprop 1000
Owner/operator:GAC Aircraft Company
Registration: N81502
C/n / msn: 96000
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Checotah, OK -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Bethany, OK (PWA)
Destination airport:Bethany, OK (PWA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT ALLOWED THE AIRCRAFT TO STALL AT AN ALTITUDE WHICH WAS TOO LOW TO EFFECT RECOVERY BEFORE GROUND IMPACT OCCURRED. HE WAS IN THE PROCESS OF PERFORMING VMC TEST AND MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE SINGLE ENGINE CLIMBS DURING THE TEST FLIGHT. WITNESS DESCRIPTION OF THE AIRCRAFTS MOVEMENTS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE ACCIDENT SEQUENCE SUGGESTS THAT THE VMC TEST WERE IN PROGRESS IMMEDIATELY BEFORE THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X41355


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
11-Feb-2012 11:57 Gwydd Updated [Aircraft type]
11-Feb-2012 11:57 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
31-Jul-2013 01:50 wf Updated [Operator]
21-Dec-2016 19:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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