Accident Van's RV-6 N812AB,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 356337
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Date:Wednesday 8 January 1997
Time:17:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Van's RV-6
Registration: N812AB
MSN: 23759
Year of manufacture:1996
Total airframe hrs:8 hours
Engine model:Lycoming O-320
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:The Dalles, OR -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:, WA (KDLS)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot circled over an airstrip owned by his employer. When the people he worked with came out of the hanger, the pilot made a low circling pass and hit a powerline.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain clearance from a powerline during an intentional low altitude maneuver.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: SEA97LA047
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 9 months
Download report: Final report



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
21 September 1997 N812AB Private 0 Goldendale, WA sub


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