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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42995
Last updated: 13 September 2021
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Date:17-MAY-1987
Time:19:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150M
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N714FZ
MSN: 15079153
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Elkton, MD -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Elkton, MD (58M)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT WAS FLYING AT LOW ALTITUDE OVER AN AREA OF OPEN FIELDS WHEN ACCORDING TO WITNESSES THE ACFT ABRUPTLY PITCHED DOWN AND DESCENDED TO THE GROUND. SOME WITNESSES STATED THEY HEARD THE ENGINE OPERATING THROUGHOUT THE DESCENT WHILE OHTER WITNESSES REPORTED NO ENGINE SOUNDS. THE PLT STATED BEFORE THE FLIGHT THAT HE WAS GOING TO DO SOME PRACTICE FLYING. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED AT A PRACTICE AREA. EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT DID NOT DISCLOSE EVIDENCE OF MALFUNCTION. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X30875


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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