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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42498
Last updated: 14 September 2019
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Date:13-JAN-1983
Time:16:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic BL8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bellanca 8KCAB Decathlon
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N29757
C/n / msn: 621-80
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Sunriver, OR -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Merrill, OR
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED THE RUNWAY, ENTERED A STEEP CLIMB AND REVERSED COURSE BACK OVER THE RUNWAY IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION. AT ABOUT 200 FEET AGL, THE AIRCRAFT ROLLED TO THE LEFT AND NOSED DOWN INTO THE GROUND. THE PILOT HAD CALLED ON UNICOM AND SAID HE WAS GOING TO MAKE A LOW PASS OVER THE RUNWAY. HE HAD ALSO DISCUSSED DOING A ROLL OVER THE AIRPORT WITH AIRPORT EMPLOYEES WHO ADVISED AGAINST IT. NO ONE COULD ESTABLISH THAT THE PILOT HAD ANY AEROBATIC TRAINING. ALSO THE TOXICOLOGICAL REPORT SHOWED THE PILOT'S URINE/ALCOHOL LEVEL AS 0.141%. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X42090


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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