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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39724
Last updated: 23 September 2019
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Date:15-JAN-1993
Time:14:23
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150J
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N5563G
C/n / msn: 15071063
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Porter, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:(9XS2)
Destination airport:(9XS2)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING THE INITIAL CLIMB FOLLOWING TAKE OFF THE AIRPLANE STALLED AND DESCENDED APPROXIMATELY 60 DEGREES NOSE DOWN APPROXIMATELY 440 YARDS FROM THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY. WITNESS REPORTED THE AIRPLANE ATTEMPTING TO TAKE OFF WITH MORE FLAPS EXTENDED THAN REQUIRED BY THE 'NORMAL' PROCEDURES. THE AIRPLANE FLIGHT MANUAL STATES THAT FLAP DEFLECTIONS OF 30 AND 40 DEGREES ARE NOT RECOMMENDED AT ANY TIME FOR TAKEOFF. THE FLAP INDICATOR IN THE AIRPLANE WAS FOUND AT 35 DEGREES, WHILE THE FLAP ACTUATOR WAS MEASURED AS 38 DEGREES OF EXTENSION. NO ANOMALIES WERE FOUND IN THE FLAP OPERATING OR INDICATING SYSTEM. AN INSPECTION OF THE ENGINE ALSO REVEALED NO ANOMALIES. THIS WAS THE FIRST FLIGHT IN THIS TYPE OF AIRPLANE WITHOUT AN INSTRUCTOR ONBOARD. CAUSE: INADVERTENT STALL. FACTORS WERE THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE PUBLISHED CHECKLIST AND THE IMPROPER FLAP SETTING

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X11690


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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