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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34679
 
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Date:17-MAY-1986
Time:15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic TB20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Socata TB20 Trinidad
Owner/operator:Van Nuys Aero Club
Registration: N67TTB
MSN: 535
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Van Nuys, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Van Nuys, CA (VNY)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WHILE IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN FOR RWY 16L THE LIGHT ACFT PLT WAS CAUTIONED ABOUT POSSIBLE WAKE TURBULENCE FROM AN ARRIVING C-130 HERCULES ACFT LANDING ON RWY 16R. THE LIGHT ACFT PLT ACKNOWLEDGED OBSERVING THE C-130, WHICH WAS ABOVE HIM. THE C-130 LANDED ON RWY 16R WITHOUT INCIDENT. WHEN THE LIGHT ACFT WAS ABOUT 1/4 MILE NORTH OF THE airport IT ENCOUNTERED THE C-130'S VORTEX WHICH CAUSED IT TO ROLL OVER INVERTED AND CRASH. THE LIGHT ACFT PLT FAILED TO ADHERE TO THE WARNING GIVEN BY ATC AND HE FAILED TO ADHERE TO THE ESTABLISHED VORTEX AVOIDANCE PROCEDURES WRITTEN IN THE AIRMAN'S INFORMATION MANUAL. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X33581


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