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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42113
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Date:10-JUN-1989
Time:17:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic C170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 170B
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N3100B
C/n / msn: 17025342
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Sarasota, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:Sarasota, FL (OXO)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PLT WAS MANEUVERING TO SPOT CATTLE FOR A GROUND CREW WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED. AS A TURN WAS MADE TO REVERSE DIRECTION, THE PLT'S ATTENTION WAS DIVERTED TO LOOKING FOR COWS AND THE AIRSPEED WAS ALLOWED TO DECREASE. THE AIRPLANE THEN STALLED AND ENTERED A SPIN FROM WHICH IT CRASHED INTO TREES AND THE GROUND. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN AIRSPEED WHILE MANEUVERING TO SPOT CATTLE FOR A GROUND CREW.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X28611


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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