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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38263
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Date:24-JUN-1987
Time:02:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic AC90 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rockwell Aero Commander 690A
Owner/operator:Bankair
Registration: N57169
C/n / msn: 11203
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Hilliard, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Jacksonville, FL (JAX)
Destination airport:Atlanta, FL (ATL)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
RADAR DATA INDICATED THE ACFT CLIMBED NORMALLY TO 9,200 FEET AT WHICH TIME SOME MANUEVER WAS PERFORMED WITH THE ACFT. THE ACFT THEN ENTERED A NEAR VERTICAL DIVE AND THE LAST RADAR HIT WAS AT 6,900 FEET. EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT REVEALED IT EXPERIENCED AN INFLIGHT STRUCTUAL BREAKUP AND THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE TO INDICATE PREBREAKUP FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE ACFT STRUCTURE, FLIGHT CONTROLS, ENGINES, ENGINE MOUNTS, AUTOPILOT, OR SYSTEMS. THE OPERATOR REPORTED ONE EMPLOYEE OVERHEARD THE PLT AND PASSENGER TALK ABOUT ROLLING THE ACFT PRIOR TO DEPARTURE, AND TWO COMPANY EMPLOYEES REPORTED BEING ONBOARD WHEN THE PILOT HAD ROLLED IT ON PRIOR OCCASIONS. ONE OF THESE WAS AT NIGHT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X31255


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
12-Feb-2012 01:25 Gwydd Updated [Aircraft type]
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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