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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189972
 
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Date:09-SEP-2016
Time:19:00
Type:Quicksilver Sport 2S
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N396DF
MSN: 0104
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:White County, east of Cleveland, GA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Cleveland, GA
Destination airport:Cleveland, GA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The pilot of the experimental, amateur-built airplane reported that he was demonstrating turns for the passenger while flying at a low altitude when he lost control of the airplane and “stalled.” The airplane collided with trees and sustained substantial damage to the fuselage, wings, and empennage. The pilot reported that there were no preimpact mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airframe or engine that would have precluded normal operation.
 

Probable Cause: The pilot’s failure to maintain adequate airspeed and his exceedance of the airplane’s critical angle of attack, which resulted in an aerodynamic stall.


Sources:

NTSB

FAA register: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=N396DF

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report
Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Sep-2016 23:02 Geno Added
13-Sep-2016 15:45 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
19-Aug-2017 16:35 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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