Accident Cessna 150K N5730G,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156906
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Date:Sunday 21 November 1999
Time:15:22 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 150K
Owner/operator:Southeast Scientific Research
Registration: N5730G
MSN: 15071230
Year of manufacture:1969
Total airframe hrs:4058 hours
Engine model:Continental O-200-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Near Juneau International Airport, Juneau, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:(PAJN)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The certificated flight instructor pilot and a student pilot departed on a local instructional flight. After several maneuvers, the flight returned to the airport for touch and go landings on runway 08. Following a touch and go, the instructor accelerated the airplane to 110 mph, about 100 feet above the runway. She then began a steeper than normal climb. About 450 to 500 feet, the airplane stalled and entered a spin. The airplane struck shallow water next to the runway. In a telephone interview with an FAA inspector, and in her written statement submitted with the NTSB Pilot/Operator report, the instructor said that during the climb, the airspeed dropped to 72 mph. She said the airplane encountered windshear, the airspeed dropped to zero, and the airplane stalled. In a written statement, the student said the airspeed dropped to 60 mph and the airplane stalled. Thirty minutes before the accident, a METAR at the airport was indicating the wind conditions as 094 degrees at 13 knots, gusts to 20 knots. Ten minutes after the accident, the METAR was indicating the wind as 094 degrees at 15 knots.

Probable Cause: An inadvertent stall. Factors in the accident were the instructor pilot's excessive angle of climb, and gusty wind conditions.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: ANC00LA014
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Download report: Final report




Revision history:

21-Jun-2013 13:55 JINX Added
28-Jun-2013 07:13 Anon. Updated [Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
14-Dec-2017 09:48 ASN Update Bot Updated [Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Apr-2024 16:51 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category, Accident report]

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