Friday, August 27, 2010

Apple Co-Founder Crashes Airplane

A long time ago, Apple co-founder, Steve "Woz" Wozniak, almost killed himself while piloting a plane. This incident literally changed his life.


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NTSB Identification: LAX81FA044
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Event occurred Saturday, February 07, 1981 in SANTA CRUZ, CA
Aircraft: BEECH A36TC, registration: N2WZ

NAME OF AIRPORT - SKYPARK
DEPARTURE POINT INTENDED DESTINATION
SANTA CRUZ,CA SAN DIEGO,CA
TYPE OF ACCIDENT PHASE OF OPERATION
STALL: MUSH TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
PILOT IN COMMAND - PREMATURE LIFT-OFF
FACTOR(S)
PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
MISCELLANEOUS - UNQUALIFIED PERSON OPERATED AIRCRAFT
REMARKS- AFT TKOF,ANGLED FM RWY HDG,MUSHED,HIT 12FT EMBANKMENT.NOT CERTD HI PERF ACFT IAW 14CFR61.31(E).

1 comment:

  1. So seems like he was not qualified to fly that kind of airplane. Thankfully he got away safely in that incident.

    rawi-warin

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