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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41191
Last updated: 25 February 2020
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Date:19-APR-1993
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-6
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N316DD
C/n / msn: 1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Kingston, TN -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lakeland, FL (LAL)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
A PILOT WHO WAS IN AN AIRPLANE ON THE GROUND AWAITING TAKEOFF SAW THE AIRPLANE ON AN ANGLING BASE FOR RUNWAY 23. HE DESCRIBED THE AIRPLANE AS BEING CLOSE IN, IN A LEFT TURN FROM THE BASE LEG TO THE FINAL APPROACH COURSE. HE STATED THAT THE AIRPLANE STALLED AND ENTERED A SPIN. AFTERWARDS HE SAW WATER FROM THE LAKE, OFF THE APPROACH END OF 23, SPLASH UP. THE AIRPORT MANAGER REPORTED THAT THE WIND WAS GUSTY AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT, ABOUT 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS. AN ENTRY IN THE AIRCRAFT LOG REPORTED THE STALL CHARACTERISTICS AS SLIGHT BUFFET, THEN A LEFT WING DROP AT ABOUT 45 KNOTS IAS, FLAPS EXTENDED OR RETRACTED.

CAUSE: The pilot's inadequate compensation for gusty wind conditions. A factor was the wind gust of 20-25 knots.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X12071


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
27-Jun-2016 07:16 junior sjc Updated [Operator]
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Jan-2017 08:53 junior sjc Updated [Narrative]

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