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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41029
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:30-SEP-1990
Time:09:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic GNAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Folland Gnat T.1
Owner/operator:Jeti Incorporated
Registration: N1CW
MSN: FL 537
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mojave, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Mojave, CA (MHV)
Destination airport:Mojave, CA (MHV)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WITNESSES REPORTED THE AIRCRAFT HAD MADE SEVERAL LOW PASSES OVER THE RUNWAY WHILE PERFORMING LOW LEVEL AEROBATICS FOR FILMING PURPOSES. ON THE LAST PASS THE PILOT ATTEMPTED A SLOW ROLL. WHEN THE AIRCRAFT REACHED THE INVERTED POSITION IT HESITATED AND THEN DESCENDED INVERTED INTO THE GROUND. CAUSE: THE PILOTS FAILURE TO CORRECT A DESCENT DURING A LOW LEVEL AEROBACTICS.

Sources:

1. http://dms.ntsb.gov/aviation/AccidentReports/dqy40u45uav3isyctkbtyfzt1/X06222013120000.pdf
2, http://www.caa.co.uk/application.aspx?catid=60&pagetype=65&appid=1&mode=reg&fullregmark=BOXP
3. http://www.ukserials.com/prodlists.php?type=501


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
23-Jun-2013 03:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
23-Jun-2013 03:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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