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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36462
Last updated: 11 April 2019
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Date:22-AUG-1987
Time:17:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-22-150
Owner/operator:Amos Aviation
Registration: N6079D
C/n / msn: 224733
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Batesville, AR -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Newport, AR (M19)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE AIRPLANE WAS AT MAXIMUM GROSS WEIGHT AT TAKEOFF. THE FIELD ELEVATION WAS 613 FEET AND THE DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS 3300 FEET. THERE WERE TWO RUNWAYS AVAILABLE. RUNWAY 25 WAS 6002 FEET LONG AND HAD A SLIGHT HEADWIND FROM THE SOUTHWEST. RUNWAY 35 WAS 3320 FEET LONG AND HAD A LIGHT QUARTERING TAILWIND/CROSSWIND FROM THE LEFT. THE PILOT SELECTED RUNWAY 35 FOR TAKEOFF. ONE WITNESS REPORTED THE AIRPLANE FLYING 10 TO 15 FEET AGL ABOUT MIDWAY OF THE RUNWAY IN A SLIGHTLY NOSE-HIGH ATTITUDE, BUT NOT CLIMBING. THE AIRPLANE WENT BELOW HIGH VOLTAGE POWER LINES AND HIT A LARGE TELEPHONE CABLE. IT THEN HIT ALMOST STRAIGHT DOWN ON A HIGHWAY AND STARTED BURNING. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X31883


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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