California- Cessna 414 crashes into house 5 fatalities

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Re: California- Cessna 414 crashes into house 5 fatalities

Unread post by AJW » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:58 am

Ugly Duckling wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:29 pm
Some sort of farewell message :shock:
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Typical social media fight. ..
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Re: California- Cessna 414 crashes into house 5 fatalities

Unread post by No Fly No More » Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:45 am

Jasondn78 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:14 am
So, are we saying that the pilot flew into IFR, got disoriented, plane went into a spin and started breaking up mid-air? Break up could be the result of cracks in the wing spar and as the aircraft missed wing spar inspections, it could have been avoided.

Or....

He deliberately put the plane into a dive and it broke up in the air due to overspeed & cracked wing spars.
Yep, that's my theory and I'm sticking to it!
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Re: California- Cessna 414 crashes into house 5 fatalities

Unread post by Keith Quixley » Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:21 pm

Jasondn78 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:14 am
So, are we saying that the pilot flew into IFR, got disoriented, plane went into a spin and started breaking up mid-air? Break up could be the result of cracks in the wing spar and as the aircraft missed wing spar inspections, it could have been avoided.

Or....

He deliberately put the plane into a dive and it broke up in the air due to overspeed & cracked wing spars.
When you're in a spiral dive, disorientated, overspeeding, and pulling back on the yoke as hard as you can, there's a pretty good chance a wing's going to fall off, fatigue cracks or not.
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