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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41997
Last updated: 8 December 2019
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Date:07-APR-1995
Time:17:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Owner/operator:Jd Kreis Aviation Incorporated
Registration: N20819
C/n / msn: 172-63846
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Eldersburg, MD -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Clarksville, MD (MD24)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING A GO-AROUND, THE AIRPLANE WAS INADVERTENTLY STALLED. WITNESSES STATED THAT THE AIRPLANE HAD JUST CLEARED POWERLINES WHEN ITS LEFT WING DROPPED DOWN. THE WITNESSES STATED THE AIRPLANE TURNED LEFT AND DESCENDED TO THE GROUND. POSTACCIDENT EXAMINATION OF THE AIRFRAME AND ENGINE REVEALED NO ANOMALIES. THE AIRPLANE'S FLAPS WERE EXTENDED 16 DEGREES. CARBURETOR HEAT WAS APPLIED REDUCING THE AIRPLANE'S CLIMB PERFORMANCE ABOUT 143 FEET PER MINUTE. A NON CERTIFICATED PROPELLER WAS INSTALLED ON THE AIRPLANE REDUCING THE AIRPLANE'S CLIMB PERFORMANCE ABOUT 60 FEET PER MINUTE. A TAILWIND OF ABOUT 5 TO 7 KNOTS WAS PRESENT. AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT, THE AIRPLANE'S GROSS WEIGHT WAS ABOUT 2,149 POUNDS. THE AIRPLANE'S MAXIMUM GROSS WEIGHT WAS 2,300 POUNDS. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN PROPER AIRSPEED. FACTORS IN THE ACCIDENT WERE THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO REMOVE CARBURETOR HEAT DURING THE GO-AROUND AND THE PRESENCE OF A TAILWIND.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001207X03233


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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