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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42449
Last updated: 27 March 2019
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Date:14-MAY-1994
Time:10:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic ST75 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing-Stearman E75N1
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N631E
C/n / msn: 75-8172
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Peyton, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Falcon, CO (00V)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WHILE CONDUCTING LOW LEVEL ACROBATIC FLIGHT WITH A PASSENGER ABOARD, THE PILOT PERFORMED A WING-OVER TO THE RIGHT INTO A SPIN WITH RECOVERY APPROXIMATELY 100 FEET ABOVE GROUND LEVEL. THIS MANEUVER WAS ATTEMPTED A SECOND TIME WITH A WING-OVER TO THE LEFT INTO A SPIN. THE AIRCRAFT APPEARED TO RECOVER FROM THE SPIN AT ABOUT 100 FEET AGL, BUT CONTINUED TO DIVE INTO THE GROUND. THE INVESTIGATION PROVIDED NO EVIDENCE OF PREIMPACT AIRCRAFT FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S PERFORMANCE OF AEROBATIC MANEUVERS AT AN ALTITUDE INADEQUATE FOR RECOVERY.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001206X01270


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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