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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36041
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Date:26-APR-1994
Time:19:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna A150K
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N8457M
C/n / msn: A15000157
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mccrory, AR -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:(NONE)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT ATTENDED A 5 HOUR COURSE OF INSTRUCTIONS ON AEROBATICS. THE AIRCRAFT WAS OBSERVED BY SEVERAL WITNESSES PERFORMING LOOPS, ROLLS, AND OTHER AEROBATIC MANEUVERS ON AN EAST AND WEST DIRECTION AT AN ESTIMATED ALTITUDE OF 1,400 FEET AGL. THE AIRPLANE WAS OBSERVED ENTERING A LEFT SPIN FROM WHICH IT DID NOT RECOVER. IMPACT WAS MADE IN A NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE IN A PLOWED RICE FIELD. NEITHER OCCUPANT WAS WEARING A PARACHUTE. CAUSE: WAS THE INADVERTENT STALL AND SPIN. FACTORS WERE THE PILOT'S PERFORMANCE OF AEROBATICS AT AN INADEQUATE ALTITUDE.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001206X01091


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]

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