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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176110
Last updated: 23 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PZ04 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
PZL-104 Wilga 35A
Registration: N65ZA
MSN: 18830758
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Burlington, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Burlington, WA (BVS)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that he was practicing touch and go landings on runway 10 at the Skagit Regional airport. On the eighth landing the pilot encountered a sudden gust of wind approximately five feet above ground and executed a go around maneuver. He reported that his passenger panicked inadvertently pushing the control stick full forward. The aircraft nosed down steeply to a hard landing impacting the propeller on the runway. The pilot reported that "...better communication





Photo of N65ZA courtesy

Oshkosh - Wittman Regional (KOSH / OSH)
28 July 2012; (c) Alex Christie

Revision history:

14-May-2015 18:36 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 17:48 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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