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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40220
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Date:21-JAN-1994
Time:16:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-12
Owner/operator:Cruz Air
Registration: N7805H
C/n / msn: 12-702
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Idaho Falls, ID -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WHILE FLYING AT A VERY LOW LEVEL IN A NARROW CANYON, THE PILOT ATTEMPTED A TURN THAT REQUIRED A STEEP BANK. DURING THIS TURN THE PILOT ALLOWED THE LEFT WING OF THE AIRCRAFT TO COLLIDE WITH THE TERRAIN NEAR THE SHORE OF RIRIE RESERVOIR. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN CLEARANCE FROM THE TERRAIN. FACTORS INCLUDE THE PILOT'S POOR INFLIGHT DECISION TO ATTEMPT LOW LEVEL MANEUVERS IN A NARROW CANYON.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001206X00680


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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