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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43343
Last updated: 12 July 2020
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Date:03-JUL-1987
Time:17:53
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150G
Owner/operator:Flight Tech
Registration: N3736J
C/n / msn: 15065036
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Vashon, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Seattle, WA (BFI)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AIRCRAFT DEPARTED ON A ROUTINE INSTRUCTIONAL FLIGHT. RADAR TRACK INDICATED AIRCRAFT ENGAGING IN MANEUVERS TYPICAL OF INSTRUCTIONAL HIGH WORK (STALLS/TURN/SLOW FLIGHT) FOLLOWED BY LEFT ORBIT ABOUT GRASS AIRSTRIP USED ONLY FOR PRACTICE EMERGENCY LANDING PROCEDURES. WITNESSES REPORTED HEARING SOUND OF POWER CESSATION & OBSERVED AIRCRAFT MANEUVERING ABOUT AIRSTRIP. LAST RADAR TARGET SHOWED AIRCRAFT ABEAM FIELD AND NORTHBOUND STILL ENGAGED IN COUNTERCLOCKWISE TURN. ACCIDENT SITE WAS LOCATED 390 FEET NORTH OF APPROACH END AND SLIGHTLY ACROSS EXTENDED CENTERLINE INDICATING AN OVERSHOOT. FLAPS WERE FOUND FULLY RETRACTED. CRASH DYNAMICS INDICATED A LOW ENERGY LEFT STALL/SPIN INTO GROUND. STUDENT HAD FLOWN ONLY ONCE IN PREVIOUS 117 DAYS (WITH ANOTHER INSTRUCTOR & IN A DIFFERENT LOCALE). CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X31652


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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