ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43253
Last updated: 25 April 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:30-JUN-1994
Time:21:54
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-22
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N8510C
C/n / msn: 22-1225
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Delta Junction , AK -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE AIRPLANE WAS OBSERVED FLYING ABOVE THE RIVER AT A LOW ALTITUDE AND AIRSPEED. THE SOUND EMITTED FROM THE ENGINE WAS CHARACTERIZED AS 'CUTTING OUT'. THE AIRPLANE BANKED LEFT, DESCENDED RAPIDLY, AND MADE AT LEAST ONE COMPLETE TURN BEFORE IMPACTING THE WATER AND SINKING. CAUSE: THE LOSS OF ENGINE POWER FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS. A FACTOR WAS THE PILOT DID NOT MAINTAIN AIRSPEED RESULTING IN A STALL/SPIN.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001206X01413


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]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description