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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42992
Last updated: 12 September 2020
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Date:20-OCT-1983
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150M
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N714PR
C/n / msn: 15079332
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Anacapa Island , CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Torrance, CA (TOA)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING FLT, THE PLT ESTABLISHED RADIO CONTACT WITH A FISHING BOAT & MADE A LOW PASS NEAR THE BOAT AT AN ESTIMATED ALTITUDE OF 200 FT. THE CAPTAIN OF THE BOAT SAID HE TOLD THE PLT NOT TO FLY LIKE THAT AROUND HIS BOAT AGAIN. HOWEVER, THE PLT MADE ANOTHER LOW PASS AT AN APPARENT SLOWER AIRSPEED. AS THE ACFT PASSED THE BOAT'S PORT SIDE, IT ENTERED A STEEP LEFT BANK & BEGAN TO DESCEND. SHORTLY AFTER THAT, THE ACFT IMPACTED THE WATER WITH ITS LEFT WING & ENG, SIMULTANEOUSLY. AFTER CRASHING, THE ACFT & PLT SANK & WERE NOT RECOVERED. ACCORDING TO WITNESSES, THE ENG SOUNDED NORMAL UNTIL IMPACT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X44888


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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