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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39922
Last updated: 26 March 2019
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Date:08-AUG-1987
Time:18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-151
Owner/operator:Al Beyer
Registration: N32619
C/n / msn: 28-7515203
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Maquoketa, IA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Maquoketa, IA (OQW)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AFTER DEPARTING THE MAQUOKETA MUNI airport, THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED TO FLY AT LOW ALTITUDE OVER SOME BUILDINGS THAT INCLUDED A HOUSE & TRAILER HOME. AS THE ACFT FLEW OVER THE PROPERTY IN A LEFT BANKING TURN, THE LEFT WING STRUCK THE TOP OF A TREE & THEN THE ACFT CRASHED. FRIENDS OF THE PLT WERE HAVING A PARTY AT THE RESIDENCE. THEY RPRTD THAT AFTER THE PLT MADE A LOW PASS, HE WAS TO LAND & PARTAKE IN THE ACTIVITIES. A EXAM OF THE ACFT REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF A PREIMPACT MECHANICAL PROBLEM. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X31880


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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