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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37323
Last updated: 30 November 2020
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Date:13-APR-1992
Time:18:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28R-201T
Owner/operator:Northern Colorado Air Chrtr
Registration: N2742M
C/n / msn: 28-7803141
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Briggsdale, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Greeley, CO (GXY)
Destination airport:Loveland, CO (FNL)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PIPER PA-28R CRASHED ON A LOW HILL WHILE THE PILOT WAS ENGAGED IN LOW FLYING ACTIVITIES. THE AIRCRAFT HIT WITH WINGS LEVEL, BOUNCED INTO THE AIR AND THEN CRASHED INVERTED. ACCORDING TO PASSENGER STATEMENTS, THE PILOT HAD BEEN ENGAGED IN PITCH-OVER MANEUVERS AND FLYING AT EXCESSIVELY LOW ALTITUDES BEFORE THE CRASH. CAUSE: PROPER ALTITUDE WAS NOT MAINTAINED. FACTORS INCLUDE OSTENTATIOUS DISPLAY.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X14514


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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