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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41512
Last updated: 23 December 2020
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Date:23-JUL-1983
Time:08:48
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna A150K
Owner/operator:Svend Steffen
Registration: N8353M
C/n / msn: A1500053
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Stonyford, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Stonyford, CA
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND WHILE NEGOTIATING A LOW LEVEL AEROBATIC MANEUVER. THE ACFT HAD DEPARTED A PRIVATE RANCH AIRSTRIP AND ACCORDING TO A WITNESS THE ACFT WAS 'ROLLED'. AFTER A FEW CIRCLES OF THE STRIP. THE WITNESS WAS SURPRISED BECAUSE THE PLT HAD SAID BEFORE TAKEOFF THAT THE ACFT WAS NOT SUITED FOR AEROBATICS. A 2ND ROLL WAS ATTEMPTED BUT AFTER THE ROLLOUT 90 DEGREES OFF THE ENTRY HEADING THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND IN A FLAT LEVEL ATTITUDE AND SKIDDED OUT OF SIGHT. THE PLT WAS FATALLY INJURED. HE WAS AN AIR TRANSPORT PLT WITH OVER 12000 HOURS TOTAL FLYING TIME. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X43823


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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