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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42278
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Date:22-FEB-1989
Time:10:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150K
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N6010G
C/n / msn: 7150
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Pemberton, MN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
PILOT ATTEMPTED TO TAKE OFF ON A GRAVEL ROAD WITH 18 KNOT TAILWIND CONDITION. FOLLOWING LIFT OFF HE WAS UNABLE TO GAIN ALTITUDE AND COLLIDED WITH TREE IN HIS DEPARTURE PATH. THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED THE TERRAIN AND WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED. THE PRIVATE PILOT WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED. THE PASSENGER SUFFERED FATAL INJURIES. THE PILOT HAD NO CURRENT MEDICAL CERTIFICATE AND THE AIRCRAFT WAS OVER THREE YEARS OVERDUE AN ANNUAL INSPECTION. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE DID NOT EXPERIENCE ANY MECHANICAL PROBLEMS WITH THE AIRCRAFT PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. CAUSE: POOR JUDGEMENT ON THE PART OF THE PILOT IN THAT HE ATTEMPTED A DOWN WIND TAKE OFF WITHOUT ADEQUATE DISTANCE TO CLEAR OBSTACLES IN HIS FLIGHT PATH.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X27778


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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