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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42999
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Date:18-FEB-1995
Time:11:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150M
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N45325
C/n / msn: 15076843
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Burley, ID -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:(BYI)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE STUDENT PILOT AND THE INSTRUCTOR WERE TAKING OFF ON A FLIGHT THAT WAS TO HAVE INCLUDED AIR WORK AND OTHER TRAINING. WITNESSES OBSERVED THE CESSNA 150M INITIATE A STEEP LEFT TURN BETWEEN 200 TO 400 FEET AGL AFTER TAKEOFF, FOLLOWED BY THE NOSE PITCHING DOWN STEEPLY. THE WITNESSES NOTED THAT THE NOSE STARTED UP IN A PARTIAL RECOVERY BEFORE THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED THE GROUND. THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED IN AN OPEN FIELD. NO EVIDENCE OF MECHANICAL DISCREPANCIES WAS FOUND DURING THE INVESTIGATION, AND AUTOGAS WAS FOUND IN BOTH FUEL TANKS. CAUSE: THE FAILURE OF THE DUAL STUDENT TO MAINTAIN AIRSPEED WHILE MANEUVERING, AND THE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR'S INADEQUATE SUPERVISION.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001207X03036


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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