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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42300
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Date:12-JUN-1993
Time:13:26
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150J
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N60366
C/n / msn: 15070257
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Niceville, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Banner and glider towing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE BANNER PILOT SUCCESSFULLY ENGAGED THE BANNER. DURING THE INITIAL CLIMB THE ENGINE WAS HEARD TO SURGE, THE BANNER SNAGGED A TREE, AND THE PILOT RELEASED THE BANNER. THE ENGINE THEN FAILED AND THE AIRPLANE WAS OBSERVED TO STALL, NOSEOVER, AND CRASH. WATER WAS FOUND IN THE FUEL TANK, AND THE FUEL STRAINER. THE FUEL STRAINER WAS ALSO FOUND RUSTED ON ITS FITTING. THE AIRPLANE HAD 5 HOURS OF FLIGHT TIME SINCE A RECORDED ANNUAL INSPECTION. THE PILOT HAD ALSO REPORTED THE ENGINE VIBRATING EARLIER THE SAME DAY. CAUSE: THE INADEQUATE ANNUAL INSPECTION OF THE AIRPLANE BY OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL AND THE FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO MAINTAIN AIRSPEED ABOVE A STALL.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X12667


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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