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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42226
Last updated: 26 March 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150M
Owner/operator:Triad Aviation
Registration: N63298
C/n / msn: 15077236
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Burlington, NC -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:(BUY)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Witnesses observed the pilot make two passes down runway 24 and pull up into a steep climb. The pilot then departed the traffic pattern and was observed performing spins and wingover maneuvers. The pilot then returned to the airport and made three more low passes with a pull-up into a steep climb. On the last pull-up the nose attitude of the aircraft was about 70 degrees. At the top of the climb the aircraft stalled and entered a spin to the left. After 1-3/4 turns the aircraft impacted the ground. CAUSE: the pilot's engagement in a low altitude ostentatious display from which he stalled the airplane.



Revision history:

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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