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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37418
Last updated: 30 March 2019
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Date:28-JUL-1987
Time:19:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic TAYB model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Taylorcraft BC-12D
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N99AW
C/n / msn: 8405
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Morris, MN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Morris, MN (MOX)
Destination airport:Fargo, ND (FAR)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PLT WAS FERRYING THE ACFT FROM OHIO TO ALASKA. WHILE EN ROUTE, HE STOPPED & REFUELED AT MORRIS, MN. AFTER HE TOOK OFF, THE PLANE CRASHED IN AN OPEN FIELD ABOUT 1/2 MI FROM THE ARPT. NO KNOWN WITNESSES SAW THE ACDNT, BUT A PASSERBY FOUND THE ACFT ON ITS NOSE ABOUT 20 MIN LATER. AN INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE PLANE HAD IMPACTED IN A STEEP DESCENT. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS EVIDENT, BUT THE ACFT WAS ESTIMATED TO BE ABOUT 80 LBS OVER ITS MAX WT LIMIT. THE DENSITY ALT WAS APRX 3000'. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X31435_


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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