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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42317
Last updated: 21 May 2020
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Date:06-DEC-1983
Time:17:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150G
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N4012J
C/n / msn: 15065312
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Clinton, OK -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Clinton, OK
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THREE WITNESSES OBSERVED THE ACFT FLYING LOW BEFORE IT WENT OUT OF SIGHT BEHIND TREES. TWO OF THEM REPORTED THAT THE PLT MADE 3 LOW FLY-BYS WITH THE ENG SOUNDING NORMAL, THEN THEY HEARD THE ACFT IMPACT IN A FIELD ON THE 3RD PASS. AN EXAM OF THE CRASH SITE REVEALED THAT THE ACFT HAD IMPACTED IN A RIGHT WING LOW ATTITUDE & CAME TO REST ABOUT 195 FT LATER. NO EVIDENCE OF A PREIMPACT, MECHANICAL FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND. AUTOMOTIVE FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE FUEL TANKS. THE PLTS MEDICAL CERTIFICATE AS WELL AS THE ACFT'S ANNUAL INSPECTION HAD EXPIRED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X45296


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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