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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42491
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Date:19-JUN-1989
Time:18:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic BOLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Steen Skybolt
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N199BP
MSN: 23106
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Elk Rapids, MI -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WITNESSES REPORTED SEEING THE PILOT MAKE A LOW PASS (300 FT AGL) OVER THE RUNWAY DURING WHICH THE AIRPLANE ENTERED A ROLL TO THE LEFT. WHEN THE AIRPLANE REACHED THE INVERTED POSITION, IT PITCHED DOWNWARD AND DESCENDED TO IMPACT WITH THE TERRAIN. THE PILOT PURCHASED THE AIRPLANE ON THE DAY OF THE ACCIDENT AND HAD APPROXIMATELY 1 HOUR FLIGHT TIME IN THE AIRPLANE. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN AIRCRAFT CONTROL WHILE ATTEMPTING AN AEROBATIC MANEUVER. FACTORS RELATED TO THE WERE: INADEQUATE ALTITUDE AND LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X28515


Revision history:

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

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