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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40845
Last updated: 8 February 2019
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Date:12-JUL-1994
Time:12:26
Type:Hickey WINDROSE
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N20674
C/n / msn: 234
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Williston, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE FLIGHT WAS OBSERVED ON THE LEFT DOWNWIND LEG TO RUNWAY 22 BY A WITNESS. THE AIRCRAFT ROLLED LEFT AND RIGHT ABOUT 30 DEGREES EACH WAY AND THEN THE WINGS LEVELED. THE AIRCRAFT APPEARED TO BE AT A LOW AIRSPEED AND MUSHING. THE AIRCRAFT'S PITCH WAS OSCILLATING UP AND DOWN ABOUT 10 TO 15 DEGREES. THE AIRCRAFT'S RIGHT WING DROPPED SUDDENLY AND THE AIRCRAFT'S NOSE PITCHED DOWN. THE AIRCRAFT CONTINUED IN THIS ATTITUDE UNTIL TREE AND GROUND IMPACT. THE ENGINE APPEARED TO OPERATE AT FULL POWER UNTIL IMPACT. POST CRASH EXAMINATION OF THE WRECKAGE INDICATED ALL COMPONENTS OF THE AIRCRAFT WERE LOCATED ON OR AROUND THE MAIN WRECKAGE AND CONTINUITY WITHIN THE FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEM WAS ESTABLISHED. THIS WAS THE THIRD FLIGHT OF THE AIRCRAFT AND THE AIRCRAFT HAD ACCUMULATED 1 HOUR OF FLIGHT TIME. CAUSE: THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN AIRSPEED RESULTING IN AN INADVERTENT STALL AND UNCONTROLLED DESCENT UNTIL GROUND IMPACT.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001206X01811


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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