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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70022
Last updated: 17 November 2021
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Date:26-FEB-1989
Time:12:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic G109 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grob G109B
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N224BG
MSN: 6365
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:El Paso, TX (KELP) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:El Paso, TX (KELP)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE AIRCRAFT VEERED OFF THE RUNWAY AND STRUCK TWO PARKED AIRCRAFT FOLLOWING A LOSS OF CONTROL WHILE LANDING. THE PILOT STATED THAT SHE OVER-CONTROLLED WITH SPOILERS AFTER HAVING BOUNCED ON LANDING DUE TO A HIGH SINK RATE. WINDS WERE GUSTING AT THE TIME AND THE PILOT WAS FLYING FROM THE RIGHT SEAT, A POSITION FROM WHICH SHE HAD LIMITED EXPERIENCE.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows:

PILOT IN COMMAND'S LOSS OF CONTROL DUE TO OVER-CONTROLLING THE AIRCRAFT. THE SITUATION WAS PROCEEDED BY A HIGH SINK RATE THAT RESULTED IN A HARD LANDING WITH AN INADEQUATE RECOVERY FROM A BOUNCED LANDING. CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE PILOT'S INEXPERIENCE AT FLYING THE AIRPLANE FROM THE RIGHT SEAT.

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: FTW89DQA03 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001213X27719&key=1&queryId=5efa152c-4e43-49bf-9507-5f6cfd2141f4&pgno=4&pgsize=50
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=224BG


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Nov-2009 02:49 DColclasure Added
23-Sep-2011 03:28 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative, Plane category, ]
29-Sep-2011 02:42 Uli Elch Updated [Plane category, ]
10-Aug-2016 12:48 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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