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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38657
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Date:09-JAN-1993
Time:15:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic C337 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 337H Super Skymaster
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N1443S
C/n / msn: 33701918
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:New Smyrna Bch , FL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Daytona Beach, FL (44J)
Destination airport:(44J)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE AIRPLANE WAS OBSERVED FLYING PARALLEL TO THE BEACH IN VISUAL METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS AT AN ALTITUDE ESTIMATED LESS THAN 100 FEET AGL. THE AIRPLANE BEGAN A TURN TO THE LEFT TO REVERSE ITS DIRECTION WHEN THE LEFT WING WAS OBSERVED TO COLLIDE WITH THE WATER. THE AIRPLANE WAS DESTROYED AND THE PRIVATE PILOT WAS FATALLY INJURED. TWO AIRPLANE SEATS, A CHECK LIST, AND A PART OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL WITH THE AIRPLANE REGISTRATION NUMBER ON IT WERE RECOVERED FROM THE OCEAN. THE MAIN AIRPLANE WRECKAGE WAS NOT LOCATED. CAUSE: THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN ALTITUDE WHILE MANEUVERING IN A TURN AT A LOW ALTITUDE, RESULTING IN AN IN-FLIGHT COLLISION WITH THE OCEAN.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X11736


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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