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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42286
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Date:02-FEB-1988
Time:08:47
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150J
Owner/operator:Cochise Community College
Registration: N61305
C/n / msn: 15070951
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Douglas, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Douglas, AZ (P03)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE INSTRUCTOR PILOT AND HIS STUDENT, WHO HAD RECENTLY RECEIVED HIS PRIVATE AIRMAN'S CERTIFICATE, DEPARTED ON AN EARLY MORNING TRAINING FLIGHT. THE PRIVATE AIRMAN WAS CONTINUING HIS TRAINING TOWARDS A COMMERCIAL AIRMAN'S CERTIFICATE. A FLIGHT PLAN WAS NOT FILED FOR THE FLIGHT. THE AIRCRAFT WAS DISCOVERED MISSING APPROXIMATELY FOUR HOURS AFTER DEPARTURE AND AN AERIAL SEARCH WAS INITIATED. THE AIRCRAFT WRECKAGE WAS FOUND ABOUT FIVE MILES FROM THE AIRPORT, APPROXIMATELY THREE HOURS AFTER THE SEARCH BEGAN. THE WRECKAGE INDICATED THAT THE ACFT WAS TURNING LEFT IN A NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE AT THE MOMENT OF GROUND CONTACT. THE HORNS OF BOTH CONTROL YOKES WERE BROKEN. THE PROP SHOWED EVIDENCE OF ENGINE POWER AT IMPACT. CAUSE: INADVERTENT ENTRY INTO A STALL/SPIN BY THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X25094


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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