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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42294
Last updated: 15 May 2020
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Date:04-SEP-1988
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150J
Owner/operator:Sundance Land & Livestock Corp
Registration: N60547
C/n / msn: 15070391
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Hemet, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Hemet, CA
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT TOOK OFF IN GUSTY WIND CONDITIONS WITH A HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE WITHOUT HAVING OBTAINED A WEATHER BRIEFING. WITNESSES STATED THAT AFTER TAKEOFF THE AIRCRAFT SLOWED AND ENTERED A SPIN. THE ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION DID NOT REVEAL ANY MECHANICAL FAILURES/MALFUNCTIONS. CAUSE: PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN AN AIRSPEED AT WHICH THE AIRCRAFT IS CONTROLLABLE. GUSTY WINDS, HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDES AND THE FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO OBTAIN A PREFLIGHT WEATHER BRIEFING AND TO CONDUCT AN EVALUATION WERE FACTORS IN THE ACCIDENT.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X26849


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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