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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39991
Last updated: 25 July 2019
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Date:11-JUN-1994
Time:10:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-25-235C Pawnee
Owner/operator:Harrell's Flying Service
Registration: N4643Y
C/n / msn: 25-4363
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Bainbridge, GA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT DEPARTED THE LOCAL AIRPORT ON A SOLO TRAINING FLIGHT TO PRACTICE AERIAL AGRICULTURAL SPRAYING TECHNIQUES. THERE WERE NO WITNESSES TO THE ACCIDENT. THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED THE TERRAIN AT THE END OF THE PRACTICE FIELD. THE AIRCRAFT PROPELLER SHOWED SIGNS OF CHORDWISE SCRATCHING AND TWISTING TOWARD LOW PITCH, AND THERE WAS CONTINUITY OF THE AIRCRAFT FLIGHT CONTROLS. THE AIRCRAFT LEFT AND RIGHT WINGS HAD EXTENSIVE LEADING EDGE CHORDWISE CRUSHING, FROM THE WING ROOTS TO THE WING TIPS. CAUSE: The inadvertent stall by the pilot during practice agricultural spraying runs.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001206X01433


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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