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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39483
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Date:28-JUL-1989
Time:08:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic M18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
PZL M-18 Dromader
Owner/operator:Dennie Stokes
Registration: N2730D
MSN: IZ008-03
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Parkin, AR -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Parkin, AR
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WITNESSES OBSERVED THE AIRPLANE FLY INTO POWERLINES DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION MANUEVER. AFTER STRIKING THE WIRES, THE AIRPLANE PITCHED UP, THEN NOSED DOWN TO TERRAIN IMPACT. CAUSE: THE FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO MAINTAIN A VISUAL LOOKOUT ADEQUATE TO HAVE AVOIDED THE POWERLINES.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X28918


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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