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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42326
Last updated: 21 September 2019
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Date:01-JAN-1987
Time:12:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150F
Owner/operator:Ozark Air Service
Registration: N8780S
C/n / msn: 15062080
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Newville, AL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Ozark, AL (71J)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE AIRCRAFT WAS OBSERVED FLYING AT LOW LEVELS DURING AN ORIENTATION/PLEASURE FLIGHT FOR A FRIEND'S OUT-OF-TOWN RELATIVE VISITING OVER THE HOLIDAYS. THE PROFESSIONAL MILITARY PILOT HAD BEEN CHECKED OUT IN THE CIVILIAN CESSNA 150 SIX WEEKS PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. THE PILOT'S RECORD INDICATED NO PRIOR CIVILIAN FLIGHT EXPERIENCE. THE AIRCRAFT WAS FOUND IN A WOODED AREA AFTER COLLIDING WITH TREES AT 137 MPH AT A 33 DEGREE DESCENT ANGLE. THE INVESTIGATION DID NOT REVEAL ANY MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS OR FAILURES WITH THE AIRCRAFT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X30025


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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