Date & Time: Oct 3, 2005 at 1505 LT
Registration:
N7895J
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Deland-Deland
MSN:
767
YOM:
1976
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
5233
Captain / Total hours on type:
43
Aircraft flight hours:
6517
Circumstances:

The aircraft, which was performing a parachute operation with 9 skydivers on board, departed runway 05. As the airplane started to climb, pitch angle increased until the airplane stalled, descended and impacted the runway in a left low attitude. The airplane slid off the runway into the grass, before coming to a stop. The pilot was seriously injured and 4 of the skydivers were slightly injured. The aircraft was written off.