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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34561
Last updated: 14 July 2020
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Date:20-SEP-1992
Time:17:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-6
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: C-FSJA
C/n / msn: 20016
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Puyallup, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Puyallup, WA (1S0)
Destination airport:Boundry Bay, CD (YBB)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE FLT DEPARTED CHEHALIS, WA, ON A VFR FLT TO BOUNDRY BAY, CD, AND THE PILOT LANDED AT PUYALLUP, WA, WHEN HE ENCOUNTERED ADVERSE WEATHER EN ROUTE. AFTER A DELAY, THE PILOT TOOK OFF TO CONTINUE THE flight. THE ACFT RETURNED TO THE airport AFTER A FEW MINUTES IN FLT AND ENTERED THE TRAFFIC PATTERN FOR LANDING. WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH AT A LOW ALTITUDE AGL, THE ACFT STALLED, DESCENDED NOSE DOWN AND IMPACTED THE GROUND AT A PRIVATE RESIDENCE. THE FLAPS WERE IN THE UP POSITION IN THE WRECKAGE.

CAUSE: THE FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO CONFIGURE THE ACFT FOR LANDING (LOWERING OF FLAPS) AND MAINTAIN AIRSPEED ABOVE STALL DURING FINAL APPROACH FOR LANDING.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X15781


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
27-Jun-2016 07:16 junior sjc Updated [Operator]
18-Jan-2017 09:01 junior sjc Updated [Narrative]

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