Accident Rockwell Commander 114 N4778W,
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Date:Sunday 7 August 1983
Time:12:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic AC11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Rockwell Commander 114
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N4778W
MSN: 14108
Total airframe hrs:1325 hours
Engine model:LYCOMING IO-540-T4B5D
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:Richmond, OH -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Steubenville, OH (202)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
THE ACFT WAS BORROWED BY THE PILOT TO GIVE A FRIEND A FAMILIARIZATION FLT IN A RETRACTABLE LANDING GEAR ACFT. THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED BY CAMPERS AS IT PERFORMED A STALL AND RECOVERY. A 2ND STALL WAS DONE BUT THIS TIME THE ACFT ENTERED A SPIN AND AFTER AT LEAST 3 TURNS IT DISAPPEARED BEHIND TREES. NO SOUND OF ADDING POWER WAS HEARD. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X44036

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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