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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41284
Last updated: 5 July 2020
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Date:10-AUG-1991
Time:16:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic PTS2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pitts S-2B
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N77PW
C/n / msn: 5181
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Scappoose, OR -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Portland, OR (PDX)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT WAS PERFORMING AEORBATIC MANEUVERS AT A LOW ALTITUDE. WHILE MANEUVERING, THE AIRCRAFT ENTERED A POWER DIVE AND THE PILOT DID NOT RECOVER BEFORE IT IMPACTED THE GROUND IN A STEEP NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S MISJUDGMENT OF ALTITUDE, WHILE PERFORMING AN AEROBATIC MANEUVER, AND HIS FAILURE TO MAINTAIN GROUND CLEARANCE.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001212X17971


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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