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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177317
Last updated: 16 November 2020
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Date:26-JUN-2015
Time:13:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic CH75 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Zenair STOL CH 750
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N750AF
C/n / msn: B001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Gainesville Memorial Airport (H27), Gainesville, Missouri -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lonoke, AR (1AR9)
Destination airport:Gainesville, MO (H27)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot of the short takeoff and landing airplane reported that during takeoff, the airplane's engine was producing normal rpm, and "the aircraft lifted off about halfway down the runway but did not climb normally." The pilot aborted the takeoff, landed beyond the departure end of the runway, and impacted a building. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the firewall and fuselage.

A post-accident inspection by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aviation Safety Inspectors (ASI) revealed that the carburetor was disconnected, however post impact or pre-impact separation of the carburetor could not be determined.
Probable Cause: The pilot's perception that the airplane was not climbing normally, which precipitated an aborted landing with insufficient runway remaining to stop the airplane safely.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20150708X75313&key=1
FAA register: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=750AF


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jun-2015 23:11 Geno Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
01-Dec-2017 13:42 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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