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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238634
Last updated: 17 November 2020
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Date:25-JUL-2020
Time:09:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N716RL
C/n / msn: 28-7225365
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Stinson Municipal Airport (SSF/KSSF), Bexar County, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:San Antonio-Stinson Municipal Airport, TX (SSF/KSSF)
Destination airport:San Antonio-Stinson Municipal Airport, TX (SSF/KSSF)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
On July 25, 2020, about 0930 central daylight time, a Piper PA-28 airplane, N716RL, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near San Antonio, Texas. A passenger was fatally injured, and the pilot and another passenger were seriously injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 aviation discovery flight.
According to preliminary information, the airplane was observed departing runway 14 but with a shallower than normal climb profile. The airplane "wobbled" and then descended into terrain. A post-impact fire ensued.
The airplane was retained for further examination.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20200725X12606&key=1
https://www.kens5.com/article/news/local/small-plane-crash-near-stinson-field-leaves-one-dead-sends-two-to-hospital/273-8cd54e37-3968-4f51-aa39-172ceabbec67

https://news4sanantonio.com/news/local/plane-goes-down-in-south-san-antonio-killing-one-and-leaving-at-least-two-injured
https://www.ksat.com/news/local/2020/08/12/pilot-second-passenger-die-weeks-after-south-side-plane-crash/

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N716RL

FAA


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jul-2020 16:46 Captain Adam Added
25-Jul-2020 19:04 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Narrative]
27-Jul-2020 15:18 Captain Adam Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Nature, Source]
13-Aug-2020 07:22 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2020 09:10 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2020 09:12 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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