Accident Piper PA-28-180 N444TD, Monday 25 January 1993
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Date:Monday 25 January 1993
Time:18:54 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-28-180
Owner/operator:Midwest Executive Aviation Inc
Registration: N444TD
MSN: 28-4549
Year of manufacture:1967
Total airframe hrs:1204 hours
Engine model:Lycoming O-360-A4A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:Wichita, KS -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Olathe, KS (KOJC)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
THE ACCIDENT AIRPLANE PERFORMED A GO AROUND MANEUVER JUST PRIOR TO TOUCHDOWN. SHORTLY AFTER INITIATING THE GO AROUND THE AIRPLANE PERFORMED WHAT WITNESSES DESCRIBED AS, ABRUPT, STEEP TURNS TO THE CROSSWIND AND DOWNWIND LEGS IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN. WITNESSES REPORTED THE AIRPLANE WAS APPROXIMATELY 300 TO 400 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND ON THE DOWNWIND LEG WHEN IT 'WOBBLED' DURING AN ABRUPT LEFT TURN TO THE TRAFFIC PATTERN'S BASE LEG. ACCORDING TO A WITNESS, THE AIRPLANE ROLLED OVER AND PERFORMED A ONE TURN SPIN BEFORE COLLIDING WITH THE GROUND.

Probable Cause: AN IMPROPER USE OF THE FLIGHT CONTROLS BY THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CHI93FA075
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 9 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB CHI93FA075

Location

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]
10-Apr-2024 15:49 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category, Accident report]

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