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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 66751
Last updated: 8 August 2020
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Date:31-JUL-2009
Time:12:06
Type:Silhouette image of generic COY2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rans S-6S Coyote II Super Six
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N91226
C/n / msn: 08001385
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Montezuma, Parke County, Indiana -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Montezuma, IN (9IN6)
Destination airport:Montezuma, IN (9IN6)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot departed on a local flight from his private airstrip. The pilot stated that he felt a gust of wind from the west and was not able to maintain control of the airplane. He stated that he did not anticipate the wind directional change as the wind sock was "down" when he took off. The airplane’s left wing impacted a powerline and the airplane impacted terrain. A ground fire occurred.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain aircraft control after takeoff resulting in an impact with a power line and the ground.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20090806X13406&key=1
FAA register: 2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=91226


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Jul-2009 22:11 slowkid Added
03-Aug-2009 09:35 slowkid Updated
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
08-Jan-2017 17:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
02-Dec-2017 15:47 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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