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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38970
Last updated: 25 April 2019
This record is based on the official accident investigation report. It has been locked for editing.

Date:01-SEP-1999
Time:11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-4
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N95PW
C/n / msn: 2976
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Bayfield, CO -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Pagosa Springs, CO (2V1)
Destination airport:Pagosa Springs, CO (2V1)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot was flying his homebuilt airplane as a flight of two with another aircraft. The accident airplane was trailing behind the other aircraft, and both airplanes flew low over their friend's house. Several witnesses, including the friend, observed the trailing aircraft fly overhead. The left wing tipped, and the airplane rolled to the left, then headed toward the ground with the nose pointed downward. The aircraft struck several trees then impacted the ground.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain control of the aircraft for undetermined reasons.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001212X19736&key=1


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]
14-Dec-2017 09:02 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]