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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41052
Last updated: 14 November 2021
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Date:15-MAR-1992
Time:14:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic E300 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Extra EA-300
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N300MT
MSN: 014
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Grant, NE -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Scottsbluff, NE (BFF)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
SHORTLY AFTER IT TOOK OFF, WITNESSES OBSERVED THE EXPERIMENTAL AIRPLANE 'LEVEL OFF GAINING SPEED BEFORE PULLING UP TO A...NEAR VERTICAL CLIMB.' THE AIRPLANE CLIMBED TO AN ESTIMATED 500 FEET ABOVE THE TERRAIN, THEN ENTERED A STEEP RIGHT BANK AND DESCENT INTO THE GROUND. POST-ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF PRE-IMPACT MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S INADEQUATE AIRCRAFT CONTROL WHILE PERFORMING AEROBATIC MANEUVERS.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X14251


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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