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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38913
Last updated: 20 December 2020
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Date:09-JUL-1990
Time:10:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150G
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N2947S
C/n / msn: 15066847
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Lanett, AL -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:(7A3)
Destination airport:Tuskegee, AL (06A)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
A WITNESS RPRTD THAT SHORTLY AFTER TAKING OFF FROM RWY 8, THE PLT INITIATED A RIGHT TURN, THEN THE ACFT WENT INTO A NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE & CRASHED. IMPACT OCCURRED IN A WOODED AREA JUST SOUTH OF THE RWY. NO PREIMPACT MECHANICAL PROBLEM WAS EVIDENT. THE ACFT WAS ESTIMATED TO BE ABOUT 15 LBS OVER ITS MAX WT LIMIT. THE DENSITY ALT WAS ABOUT 2800 FT. CAUSE: FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE AIRSPEED, WHICH RESULTED IN A STALL.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001212X23592


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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