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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43344
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Date:11-AUG-1985
Time:17:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150G
Owner/operator:Edgar Earl Parker
Registration: N4608X
C/n / msn: 15064658
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Selma, AL -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
ACFT TOOK OFF FROM SOD STRIP ON HOT HUMID DAY NEAR MAX WEIGHT. PIC SAID HE USED 10 DEGREES FLAPS AND WAS AIRBORNE. AT ABOUT RUNWAY MID POINT. WHEN OVER FIRST TREE LINE AFTER PASSING THRESHOLD ACFT DESCENDED. WHEN OVER BROWN TERRAIN ACFT CLIMBED. WHEN OVER TREES IT DESCENDED. ACFT LANDING GEAR DRAGGED THROUGH NEXT TREE LINE WITH LOSS OF AIRSPEED AND ACTUATION OF STALL WARNING HORN. ACFT MUSHED INTO TALL TREE THEN FELL TO GROUND NOSE FIRST. FLAP ACTUATOR JACKSCREW FOUND IN POSITION WHICH CORRESPONDED TO 16 DEGREE FLAP EXTENSION. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X37350


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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