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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39519
Last updated: 14 June 2019
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Date:15-SEP-1983
Time:00:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic PTS2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pitts S-2A
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N80041
C/n / msn: 2086
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Green Cove Spr., FL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Green Cove Spr., FL
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND AND WAS DESTROYED DURING A PLEASURE flight. EXAMINATION OF THE WRECKAGE AND THE ACCIDENT SITE REVEALED EVIDENCE TO SUGGEST THAT THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND WHILE IN A STEEP LEFT BANK, NOSE LOW ATTITUDE AND A HIGH RATE OF DESCENT AND FORWARD SPEED. THE ACFT BOUNCED ABOUT 15 FT INTO THE AIR AND CARTWHEELED 50 FT INTO A WOODED AREA. NO EVIDENCE WAS FOUND TO INDICATE ANY PRE-IMPACT MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X44619


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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