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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42271
Last updated: 5 August 2020
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Date:05-MAY-1990
Time:16:23
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150L
Owner/operator:Wheels Up
Registration: N10790
C/n / msn: 15075042
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Stockbridge, GA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Griffin, GA (6A2)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PIRVATE PILOT DEPARTED GRIFFIN, GEORGIA ENROUTE TO STOCKBRIDGE, GEORGIA. ACCORDING TO A WITNESS, THE AIRPLANE HAD BEEN CIRCLING THE AREA OF THE ACCIDENT AT AN ALTITUDE JUST ABOVE THE TREES, PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. THE WITNESS STATED THAT THE AIRCRAFT ENGINE SOUNDED TO BE OPERATING NORMALLY, AND THAT THE AIRCRAFT DID NOT APPEAR TO BE IN ANY DIFFICULTY PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH POWER LINES AT AN ALTITUDE OF ABOUT 100 FEET ABOVE GROUND LEVEL. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN THE PROPER CLEARANCE FROM OBJECTS ON THE GROUND.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001212X23058


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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