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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42325
Last updated: 6 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150F
Owner/operator:Ad Air Lines
Registration: N8197S
C/n / msn: 15061797
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gary, IN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:(GYY)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
The airplane was involved in a banner towing operation. During a low pass to pick up a banner, the airplane was slow and after picking up the banner was unable to fly away with the banner. The pilot elected to drop the banner; however, the airplane departed controlled flight, entered a inadvertent stall/spin from which the pilot did not recover prior to impact with the terrain. CAUSE: the pilot's not obtaining/maintaining airspeed which resulted in a stall.



Revision history:

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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