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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39686
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Date:25-OCT-1989
Time:12:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150L
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N19007
C/n / msn: 15074087
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Columbia, MS -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Columbia, MS (ORO)
Destination airport:(ORO)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AFTER THE PLT TOOK OFF, THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED TO ENTER A CLIMB, WHICH CONTINUED UNTIL THE ACFT WAS OUT OF SIGHT. ABOUT 3 TO 5 MIN LATER, THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED IN AN UNUSUALLY HIGH RATE OF DESCENT & IN A STEEP NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE UNTIL IMPACT. NO PRE-ACDNT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND. THE PLT WAS RPRTD TO BE DISTRESSED BY ALLEGATION OF A RECENT ILLEGAL ACTIVITY. IN A LETTER TO HIS PARENTS, HE ALLUDED TO TAKING HIS LIFE. CAUSE: SUICIDE. THE PILOT'S EMOTIONAL STATE OF DISTRESS WAS A RELATED FACTOR.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X29646


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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