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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39142
Last updated: 16 January 2022
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Date:13-APR-1984
Time:13:32
Type:Silhouette image of generic BD5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bede BD-5B
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N42273
MSN: 1749
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mckinleyville, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Mckinleyville, CA (ACV)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AFTER THE ACFT TOOK OFF, WITNESSES OBSERVED IT ENTER A LEFT TURN, PITCH NOSE UP, THEN ENTER A ROLLING/VERTICAL DESCENT & IMPACT AT THE EDGE OF A SURF. AN EXAM OF THE WRECKAGE & ENG REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF A PREIMPACT/PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION. A TEST PLT REPORTED THAT IN SPIN TESTS AT 10,000 FT, THE ACFT REQUIRED UP TO 2000 FT FOR RECOVERY. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X39291


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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