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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43341
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Date:26-JUL-1987
Time:14:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150G
Owner/operator:Kermit Richmond
Registration: N2476J
C/n / msn: 15065576
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Circleville, OH -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lancaster, OH (ILS)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
APRX 35 MIN AFTER THE ACFT TKOF, WITNESSES OBSERVED IT IN WHAT THEY DESCRIBED AS ERRATIC flight. ONE WITNESS RPRTD THE ACFTFLEW OVER A VACANT FIELD WHERE IT ENTERED A STEEP CLIMB, THEN STALLED & IMPACTED THE GND IN A STEEP NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FND. THE PLT HAD LOGGED 7 HRS OF FLT TIME, BUT HAD NOT OBTAINED AN FAA MEDICAL/STUDENT PLT CERTIFICATE. APRX 1 MONTH BFR THE ACDNT, HE HAD PURCHASED THE ACFT FM A CO-WORKER, WHO HAD ALLOWED HIM TO MAKE TKOFS & LNDS. HOWEVER, THE PLT HAD NOT YET RECEIVED TRAINING IN TKOFS & LNDGS FM A CERTIFIED FLT INSTRUCTOR (CFI). TWO CHECKS OF THE PLT'S BLOOD SHOWED ALCOHOL LVLS OF 0.30% & 0.32%. A CHECK OF HIS URINE SHOWED 0.18% ALCOHOL. HE HAD A RPRTD HISTORY OF ALCOHOL ABUSE & WAS HOSPITALIZED ON 7/20/87 WITH ACUTE DELIRIUM, HEPATORENAL SYNDROME, HYPER- TENSION, & ACUTE RENAL FAILURE. ON 7/24/87, HE WAS RLSD FM THE HOSPITAL & IMIPRAMINE WAS PRESCRIBED. TOX TESTS CONFIRMEDIMIPRAMINE IN PLTS BLOOD. DRUG HAS ADVERSE SIDE EFFECTS INCLUDING MENTAL CONFUSION, ANXIETY, BLURRED VISION & SEIZURES. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X31386


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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