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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 45712
Last updated: 23 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic COY2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rans S-6
Registration: N1173R
C/n / msn: 06951000
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 miles south of Wyatte, Mississippi -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Wyatte,, MS
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Witnesses stated the aircraft was in level flight at a low altitude, and they heard the engine sputtering. The airplane turned left, flew over a tree line, nosed up, started a slow spiral, and spun nose low into the ground. Clean fuel was drained from the right wing. The engine was disassembled and reveal no discrepancies.
Probable Cause: the failure of the pilot to maintain airspeed, which resulted in an inadvertent stall/spin, and subsequent impact with trees, while at a low altitude.


FAA register: 2. FAA:

Revision history:

28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
31-Aug-2016 00:51 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
10-Dec-2017 13:14 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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