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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39564
Last updated: 10 August 2019
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Date:31-MAY-1984
Time:09:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk
Owner/operator:Iowa City Flying Service
Registration: N2364D
C/n / msn: 3879A0283
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Hills, IA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Iowa City, IA (IOW)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT IMPACTED THE GROUND IN A 90 DEGREE BANK WITH THE NOSE DOWN ABOUT 20 DEGREES. THE ACFT HAD BEEN SEEN IN A SERIESOF LOW ALT DIVES AND CLIMBS. ON THIS LAST CLIMB OVER THE TREES A WITNESS SAW A WING SUDDENLY DROP AND THE ACFT DISAPPEAR BEHIND THE TREES. THE PLT WAS AN INSTRUCTOR WHO HAD GONE OUT SOLO FOR LOCAL PRACTICE FLYING ONLY A FEW MINUTES BEFORE THE ACCIDENT. NOTHING MECHANICAL OR PHYSICAL WAS FOUND THAT WAS CONSIDERED CAUSAL IN NATURE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X39683


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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