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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35363
 
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Date:20-APR-1983
Time:09:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic PTS1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Pitts S-1S
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N6CQ
MSN: 31P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Laramie, WY -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Boulder, CO (IV5)
Destination airport:Rawlins, WY (RWL)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
THE ACFT CRASHED DURING A FERRY FLT IN VMC WX CONDITIONS. WHILE IN FORMATION WITH TWO OTHER ACFT N6CQ WAS OBSERVED TO PULL UP TO A NEAR VERTICAL CLIMB, REVERSE COURSE AND DISAPPEAR. FOUND NEAR THE MANEUVER LOCATION, THE ACFT STRUCK THE GROUND IN A NEARLY WINGS LEVEL ATTITUDE AT A HIGH RATE OF DESCENT. POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE ENGINE WAS DEVELOPING POWER ON IMPACT. EXAMINATION OF THE PLT SHOWED NO EVIDENCE OF DRUGS OR ALCOHOL. THE PLT WAS STRAPPED IN HIS SEAT WITH ALL BELTS INTACT. HIGH 'G' FORCES PREVENTED SURVIVAL. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X42654


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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