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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38712
 
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Date:06-OCT-1984
Time:15:21
Type:Silhouette image of generic PTS1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Pitts S-1C
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N561CK
MSN: 2CK
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Overisel, MI -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Holland, MI (HLM)
Destination airport:Grand Haven, MI (3GM)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
MISHAP ACFT, IN COMPANY WITH ANOTHER ACFT OF SAME MAKE/MODEL, MADE PREPLANNED PASSES OVER LOCALE OF RESIDENCE PRIOR TO DEPARTURE FOR SHORT CROSS-COUNTRY. AFTER SEVERAL CIRCLES AT 500 FT AGL, MISHAP PLT BROKE OUT OF LOOSE FORMATION INTO SHALLOW DIVE; OTHER PLT OBSERVED MISHAP ACFT PASS 150-200 FT BELOW HIM THEN VISUAL CONTACT WAS LOST UNTIL JUST BEFORE THE CRASH. GROUND WITNESSES OBSERVED MISHAP ACFT EXECUTE A HALF-ROLL TO AN INVERTED ATTITUDE THEN ENTER A DIVE INTO THE GROUND. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X41291


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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