Accident Glasair GlaStar N533WW,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 45787
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Date:Monday 30 July 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLST model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Glasair GlaStar
Registration: N533WW
MSN: 5278
Total airframe hrs:87 hours
Engine model:Lycoming O-320-D1A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Henefer, UT -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Rock Springs, WY (RKS)
Destination airport:Wendover, UT (ENV)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot of the amateur-built experimental airplane was receiving VFR flight following services when radio and radar contact were lost. The airplane impacted mountainous terrain in a vertical attitude. There was no evidence of airframe, powerplant, propeller, or flight control malfunction/failure. Autopsy was inconclusive and toxicology was not possible. The pilot's son-in-law said that approximately 1 week before the accident, the pilot had complained of shortness of breath.
Probable Cause: the pilot's failure to maintain aircraft control for an undetermined reason.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: DEN01FA133
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report




Revision history:

28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
10-Dec-2017 11:53 ASN Update Bot Updated [Source, Narrative]

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