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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39788
Last updated: 19 July 2019
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Date:07-JUN-1988
Time:10:30 EDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PAY2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31T Cheyenne
Owner/operator:Clemson Corporation
Registration: N811CM
C/n / msn: 31T-8004046
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Morgantown Municipal Airport, Morgantown, West Virginia -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Morgantown Municipal Airport, Morgantown, West Virginia (MGW/KMGW)
Destination airport:Morgantown Municipal Airport, Morgantown, West Virginia (MGW/KMGW)
Narrative:
THE 64 YEAR OLD PILOT WAS PRACTICING FULL STOP LANDINGS ON RUNWAY 18 WITH A SAFETY PILOT ABOARD. THE SAFETY PILOT REPORTED THAT ON THE 3RD LANDING, THE AIRCRAFT WAS ON ROLL-OUT AT A SPEED OF ABOUT 40 KNOTS WHEN THE PILOT SLUMPED OVER. THE PILOT WAS RESTRAINED BY THE SHOULDER HARNESS. THE SAFETY PILOT TOOK CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT AND STOPPED IT. THE SAFETY PILOT RADIOED FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AND TAXIED THE AIRCRAFT TO THE RAMP.

THE PILOT DIED LATER AT A HOSPITAL. A PATHOLOGICAL EXAM REVEALED THE PILOT HAD DIED FROM 'VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION, SECONDARY TO SEVERE ATHEROSCLEROTIC CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE.'

CAUSE: THE PILOT DIED FROM CORONARY DISEASE WHILE PRACTICING LANDINGS.

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: BFO88IA057 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001213X25877&key=1
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=811CM


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]
21-Sep-2017 14:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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