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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38637
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:24-MAY-1995
Time:13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic QIC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Quickie Q2
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N29BD
MSN: Q2BD
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Woodsfield, OH -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Moundsville, WV (74D)
Destination airport:(4G5)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE FLIGHT WHICH BECAME OVERDUE WAS DESTINED FOR MONROE COUNTY AIRPORT (4G5). A SEARCH LOCATED THE AIRCRAFT WRECKAGE IN A HAYFIELD ABOUT 1 MILE NORTHEAST OF THE APPROACH END OF RUNWAY 25 AT 4G5. A WITNESS REPORTED THAT ABOUT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT SHE HEARD THE SOUND OF AN AIRPLANE ENGINE STOP. SHE THEN SAW THE AIRPLANE, WHICH WAS SIMILAR IN APPEARANCE TO THE ACCIDENT AIRPLANE, CIRCLE AND DESCEND DOWN AT A 45 DEGREE ANGLE. THE ENGINE THEN RESTARTED. EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED NO DISCREPANCIES. THE 1545 HOUR SURFACE WEATHER REPORT FOR WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA INDICATED THE WIND WAS AT 220 DEGREES AT 11 KNOTS GUSTING TO 22 KNOTS. THE PILOT HAD A TOTAL OF 2 HOURS OF FLIGHT TIME DURING THE LAST 90 DAYS IN THIS MAKE AND MODEL. CAUSE: The loss engine power for undetermined reason and the pilot's failure to maintain control which resulted in an inflight collision with terrain.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001207X03546


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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