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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42328
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Date:22-AUG-1988
Time:20:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150F
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N8660G
C/n / msn: 15062760
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Bellbrook, OH -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Waynesville, OH (40I)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
A WITNESS RPRTD THE PLT/OWNER MADE AN OFF-ARPT LANDING. THE WITNESS SAID HE WENT TO THE ACFT WHILE THE ENG WAS STILL RUNNING & TALKED TO THE PLT. THE PLT TOLD THE WITNESS THAT THE ENG WAS OVERHEATING, SO HE (THE PLT) DECIDED TO LAND IN THE FIELD TO LET THE ENG COOL DOWN. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE PLT INITIATED A TAKEOFF. HOWEVER, SHORTLY AFTER LIFT-OFF, WHILE ATTEMPTING TO CLIMB OVER TREES, THE ACFT ENTERED A STEEP DESCENT & CRASHED IN A NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. THE ACFT CAME TO REST ON ITS NOSE WITH NO MOVEMENT AFTER IMPACT. AN EXAM OF THE ACFT & ENG REVEALED NO MECHANICAL DEFECTS & NO EVIDENCE OF OVERHEATING. THE LAST ANNUAL INSPECTION OF THE ACFT WAS DATED 8/4/86. CAUSE: FAILURE OF THE PIC TO MAINTAIN SUFFICIENT AIRSPEED TO SUSTAIN FLIGHT DURING INITIAL CLIMB TO CLEAR A BARRIER AFTER TAKING OFF FROM AN OFF AIRPORT AREA.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X26493


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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