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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42943
Last updated: 12 June 2020
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Date:12-APR-1987
Time:15:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic LA4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lake LA-4-200 Buccaneer
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N2847P
C/n / msn: 926
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Nixa, MO -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Springfield, MO (SGF)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE NORMAL PROCEDURE FOR OPERATING AT THIS AIRSTRIP WAS TO ALWAYS TAKE OFF TO THE EAST AND LAND TO THE WEST WHEN WINDS WERE NOT EXCESSIVE. WINDS ELSEWHERE IN AREA WERE FROM SOUTHEAST AT 13 KNOTS WHILE AT THIS STRIP, THEY WERE FROM THE EAST AT 30 KNOTS. AFTER APPROACH FROM THE EAST, PILOT MADE A GO-AROUND AND STARTED A LEFT TURN AND HIT THE TOP OF A TREE AND THEN THE TERRAIN. THE LINE OF TREES ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY STOPPED AFTER THE ONE THAT THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X30767


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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