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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42524
Last updated: 12 December 2019
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Date:10-SEP-1983
Time:11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic BL8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bellanca 8GCBC Scout
Owner/operator:Ocean Aerial Ads
Registration: N90916
C/n / msn: 421-73
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Berlin, MD -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT CRASHED INTO TREES AFTER THE ACFTS LANDING GEAR BECAME ENTANGLED IN THE BANNERS TOW BRIDLE DURING AN ATTEMPTED BANNER PICK-UP. ACCORDING TO ONE WITNESS WHO WAS A MEMBER OF THE BANNER CREW ON THE FIELD, THE ACFT CAME IN TOO LOW AND CAUGHT THE LEFT LANDING GEAR IN THE BRIDLE. THE PILOT BEGAN TRYING TO SHAKE THE BRIDLE OFF THE WHEEL. THE ACFT CLEARED THE POWER LINES AND DIPPED ITS LEFT WING. THIS RELEASED THE BANNER BUT THE RIGHT WING DIPPED AND THE PLANE DISAPPEARED IN THE TREES. ANOTHER WITNESS, A PLT IN ANOTHER BANNER TOW ACFT AT 400 FT AGL SAID THE WINGS BANKED LEFT AND RIGHT TWICEBEFORE THE ACFT SPUN TO THE RIGHT INTO THE TREES. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X44414


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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