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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37805
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Date:04-SEP-1988
Time:11:06
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150F
Owner/operator:Tom King
Registration: N7093F
C/n / msn: 15063963
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Chino, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Banner towing
Departure airport:Chino, CA (CNO)
Destination airport:(CNO)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
TOWER CONTROLLERS AND OTHER WITNESSES SAW THE AIRCRAFT PICK UP A BANNER AT THE END OF THE RUNWAY, THEN PITCH UP INTO A STEEPER THAN NORMAL CLIMB ATTITUDE. THE WITNESSES SAW THE AIRCRAFT WINGS ROCK FROM SIDE TO SIDE BEFORE IT 'STALLED AND ENTERED A SPIN TO THE RIGHT.' NO PREIMPACT FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS WERE IDENTIFIED WITH THE AIRCRAFT OR THE TOW APPARATUS. THE PILOT HAD ONLY LIMITED RECENT FLIGHT EXPERIENCE AND THIS WAS ONLY HIS FOURTH BANNER TOW FLIGHT OF THE SEASON. CAUSE: PILOT'S IN FLIGHT LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT DURING A BANNER PICKUP SEQUENCE.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X26848


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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