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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39880
Last updated: 22 October 2020
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Date:27-OCT-1997
Time:11:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-180
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N9332J
C/n / msn: 28-3429
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Midvale, ID -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:(0U9)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The student pilot departed on a supervised solo flight. While on final, approximately 400 feet short of the threshold of runway 25 (dirt), the aircraft impacted the top of a pole approximately 20 feet above ground. The aircraft subsequently crossed a paved highway and came to rest approximately 186 feet short of the threshold for the runway. The student pilot had a total of 29 hours of flight time, including 101 landings, since beginning his training May 29, 1997. CAUSE: The student pilot's failure to maintain adequate clearance with the pole. A factor contributing to the accident was the pole.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001208X09124


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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