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Too much stress rips the wings off a multi engine

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Codename: Desertwind
Published on: Apr 14, 2010 Category: General Aviation, Aerobatics, Sailplanes,   Incidents and Accidents,  

NTSB Identification: FTW83FA424 . The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21677. 14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation Accident occurred Sunday, September 11, 1983 in PLAINVIEW, TX Aircraft: PARTENAVIA P68C, registration: N29561 Injuries: 1 Fatal. THE PLT WAS EXECUTING A HIGH SPEED PASS OVER THE RWY AT ABOUT 250 FT AGL. THE PLT THEN BEGAN A RAPID PULL-UP & BOTH WINGS SEPARATED JUST OUTBOARD OF THE ENG NACELLES. RECONSTRUCTION OF THE SEQUENCE FROM A VIDEOTAPE REVEALED THAT THE ACFT'S SPEED AT THE TIME OF THE WING SEPARATIONS WAS 220 KTS. VNE FOR THE ACFT IS 193 KTS. IT WAS CALCULATED THAT, AT 220 KTS & AN 8 DEG NOSE-UP PITCH, THE 'G' LOAD AT THE TIME OF THE WING SEPARATIONS WOULD HAVE BEEN 8.3 G'S.

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