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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39181
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Date:11-APR-1988
Time:17:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic BOLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Steen Skybolt
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N76JJ
MSN: 1-1-75
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Saint John, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AFTER TKOF WITNESSES SAID THE ACFT DID A MANEUVER AT 50-60 FT AGL THAT INVOLVED A STEEP (90 DEGREE) BANKED TURN TO A SNAP ROLL. THE BIWING ACFT WAS CAPABLE OF AEROBATIC FLT AND THE PLT HAD DISCUSSED AEROBATIC ROLL MANEUVERS ON TKOF WITH THE ACFT CO-OWNER. THE CO-OWNER SAID THE ACFT WAS 'EASY TO SNAP ROLL.' HE THOUGHT THE PLT MIGHT HAVE BEEN TURNING TO AVOID A HOUSE, THEN WAS UNPREPARED TO RECOVER WHEN THE ACFT ROLLED. RECOVERY FROM THE MANEUVER WAS NOT COMPLETED. THE ACFT STRUCK THE GND RIGHT WING FIRST, CARTWHEELED, AND BURNED. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT, CONTROL MALFUNCTION, OR OBSTRUCTED FLT CONTROLS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X25573


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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