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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36262
Last updated: 7 April 2019
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Date:20-JUN-1982
Time:09:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic BL8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bellanca 8KCAB Decathlon
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N2661Z
C/n / msn: 361-78
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Westley, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Modesto, CA (MOD)
Destination airport:Modesto, CA (MOD)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PLT MADE A LOW PASS OVER A RANCH HOUSE TRAVELING FROM NW TO SE. HE THEN MADE A SECOND LOW PASS OVER THE SWIMMING POOL AREA TRAVELING IN A NE DIRECTION, & WAVED TO THOSE STANDING BY THE POOL. THE ACFT BEGAN A 180 REVERSAL TURN, ENTERED A STEEP NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE, & IMPACTED THE GROUND. WITNESSES ESTIMATED THE ACFT'S ALTITUDE DURING THE MANEUVERS TO HAVE BEEN BETWEEN 150 & 200 FT AGL. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X03662


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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