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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38656
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Date:30-NOV-1993
Time:10:06
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-151
Owner/operator:Spruce Creek Aviation
Registration: N43079
C/n / msn: 28-7415423
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Daytona Beach, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:(44J)
Destination airport:(44J)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WITNESSES SAW THE PLANE TAKE OFF & FLY AROUND THE AIRPORT AT LOW ALTITUDE FOR ABOUT 10 MIN. THEY REPORTED IT FLEW DOWN THE RUNWAY, CLIMBED STEEPLY TO ABOUT 400', THEN ENTERED A LEFT DESCENDING TURN & CRASHED INTO THE GROUND & A HOUSE. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE AIRCRAFT OR ENGINE WAS FOUND. THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE PILOT HAD A PREVIOUS CARDIOVASCULAR AILMENT, BUT A POST-MORTEM EXAM REVEALED HE DIED FROM MULTIPLE INJURIES DUE TO BLUNT TRAUMA; NO CONCLUSIVE EVIDENCE OF PRE-CRASH PILOT INCAPACITATION WAS FOUND. CAUSE: LOSS OF AIRCRAFT CONTROL FOR AN UNDETERMINED REASON.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X13774


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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