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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36064
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Date:10-APR-1993
Time:18:47
Type:Silhouette image of generic PTS2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pitts S-2B
Owner/operator:Anton Satorious
Registration: N5306N
C/n / msn: 5003
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:North Benton, OH -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:(NONE)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WITNESSES OBSERVED THE AIRPLANE COMPLETE TWO INVERTED FLAT SPINS. THE THIRD FLAT SPIN STARTED AT ABOUT 3000 FT MSL, AND THE AIRPLANE IMPACTED THE GROUND WHILE STILL IN THE SPIN. NO EVIDENCE OF MECHANICAL MALFUNTION WAS FOUND. THE PILOT'S BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL WAS 0.150%. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE AIRCRAFT CONTROL DUE TO ALCOHOL IMPAIRMENT.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X12211


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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