Accident Helio H-295 N3MA, 12 Apr 2000
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 299127
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Time:12:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic COUR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Helio H-295
Registration: N3MA
MSN: 1291
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:(4AC)
Destination airport:MESA , AZ (FF2)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The instructional flight was on takeoff roll when a witness observed the airplane's left main wheel and tail wheel exit the left side of the runway at approximately 50 to 70 yards from roll commencement. The airplane left the ground, and rocked from side to side. It then came back down to the runway, and was on the asphalt for 2 to 3 seconds. The witness said that the engine sound of 'full power' never changed. He said that the airplane then jumped back into the air again, and again rocked from side to side like it was going to stall at any moment. He said then the airplane nosed down and hit the runway.

Probable Cause: The flight instructor's failure to maintain aircraft control during takeoff initial climb.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 10 months
Download report: Final report

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16-Oct-2022 02:53 ASN Update Bot Added

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