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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42386
Last updated: 8 February 2020
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Date:04-OCT-1992
Time:08:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic MIMU model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Midget Mustang
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N111C
C/n / msn: 288
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Baker, OR -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE AIRCRAFT WAS OBSERVED TO EXECUTE A LOW PASS UP RUNWAY 34 AT THE BAKER AIRPORT AFTER WHICH A CLIMBING LEFT TURN TO DOWNWIND WAS EXECUTED. A WITNESS REPORTED OBSERVING THE AIRCRAFT PITCH NOSE UP AND ROLL LEFT WING DOWN AT ABOUT THE TIME THE AIRCRAFT WAS TRANSITIONING FROM DOWNWIND TO BASE TURN. THE AIRCRAFT THEN DESCENDED STEEPLY TO THE GROUND REVERSING COURSE DURING THE DESCENT. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF ANY POWERPLANT NOR AIRFRAME MALFUNCTION. THE PILOT WAS REPORTED TO HAVE FLOWN THE AIRCRAFT FOR A TOTAL OF ABOUT 16 HOURS SINCE ITS CERTIFICATION IN JUNE OF 1992. ADDITIONALLY, THE PILOT REPORTED ON HIS JULY 1992 MEDICAL APPLICATION THAT HE HAD 1500 HOURS OF TOTAL FLIGHT TIME AND NO FLIGHT TIME WITHIN THE PREVIOUS 6 MONTHS. CAUSE: AN INADVERTENT STALL/SPIN BY THE PILOT IN COMMAND. A FACTOR CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE PILOT IN COMMAND'S LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X15961


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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