Preliminary Accident Reports
September 2001 Issue
June 03, Tulare, Calif. / Cessna 150
At 10:00 Pacific time, a Cessna 150L crashed into a farm equipment yard shortly after takeoff from Mefford Field, killing the student pilot. Witnesses flying remote-controlled airplanes nearby watched the accident airplane take off and noted the flaps appeared fully extended. As the airplane climbed through about 250 feet and began a left turn, the airplane stalled and spun into the ground. The wreckage showed the flaps were fully extended....
To continue reading this entire article you must be a paid subscriber.
Subscribe to Aviation Safety
The monthly journal of risk management and accident prevention, is packed with useful, timely information on basic and advanced technique, accident analysis and, most important, practical articles on how you can develop the judgment that will keep you in the air and out of the NTSB's files.
Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.
Subscriber Log In
Forgot your password? Click Here.