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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42363
Last updated: 16 August 2020
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Date:04-JUL-1984
Time:14:06
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150L
Owner/operator:Newport Aviation
Registration: N18048
C/n / msn: 15073758
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Henderson, NV -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT CRASHED SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF ON A VERY HOT DAY WHEN THE ACFT WAS SEEN TURNING WITH THE NOSE ELEVATED. WITNESSES NOTED A SHUDDER OF THE AIRFRAME THEN THE NOSE DROPPED. OFFICIAL TEMPERATURE WAS 106 DEGREES BUT airport PERSONNELREPORTED THE TEMPERATURE AS 113 DEGREES. NO MECHANICAL FAILURES OF THE ACFT AND NO MEDICAL FACTORS FOR THE PLT WERE FOUND DURING THE INVESTIGATION THAT COULD BE CONSIDERED AS CAUSAL IN NATURE. THE DENSITY ALT WAS FIGURED AT 6300 FT FOR 106 DEGREES OR 6800 FT FOR 113 DEGREES. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X40498


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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