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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40816
Last updated: 30 August 2020
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Date:30-APR-1985
Time:13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic MIMU model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Midget Mustang
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N66H
C/n / msn: 380
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Yukon, OK -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE RELATIVELY LOW TIME PILOT (99 TOTAL HOURS) HAD NO RECORDED EXPERIENCE IN HIGH PERFORMANCE AIRCRAFT. HE HAD JUST PURCHASED THE MIDGET MUSTANG AND HAD PRACTICED BOTH LOW AND HIGH SPEED TAXI RUNS ON TWO OCCASIONS IN THE AIRCRAFT. HE WAS OBSERVED TO MAKE ONE TAKEOFF AND LANDINGS JUST PRIOR TO THE CRASH. THE AIRCRAFT APPARENTLY WAS TURING BASE FOR ITS THIRD LANDING WHEN IT STALLED AND THE PILOT LOST CONTROL. THE AIRCRAFT THEN ENTERED A NOSE DOWN HIGH SPEED DIVE AND IMPACTED THE GROUND BEFORE RECOVERY COULD BE COMPLETED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X36173


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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