Sponsored Links:
Commercial Flight SchoolCharter FlightsModel AirplanesAirport ParkingCheap Flights,   Discount Digital Cameras

Picture of the Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk aircraft

[ Medium Large Fit Screen ]

  
 
  93 of 186  
 
   
 
  93 of 186  
 

Rate and comment on this photo by clicking on the star rating below:

                                                   

Aircraft Taken at
More: Tornado Adiestramiento
More: Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk
More: Off-Airport - Cajititlan
More: Mexico, April 25, 2010
Remark Photographer
XB-GVP This Piper and two Cessnas were making a lotus flower presentation at an airshow. When the Piper went up it seemed that she stalled. The pilots tried to recover the airplane but it was to late, one wing touched the water and the plane crashed at Cajititlan Lake. Luckily both pilots were rescued with only minor injuries.
More: Ivan Hernandez - AeroImagenes de Mexico
Contact Ivan Hernandez - AeroImagenes de Mexico
Learn how to link to this photoLink to me!

[ Medium Large Fit Screen ]

 
Distinct views: 62,857
Photo added: April 26, 2010
Average views per day: 37

Other great photos:
More shots like these...
Visitor comments (11)   [Hide]Post your own comments by rating the photo above!
A visitor from - posted Sat October 27, 2012:
They go up in fame, and down in flame, as the saying goes.

A visitor from Mexico posted Tue June 8, 2010:
Well i was there,it seemed that no one was paying attention to the small aircrafts when suddenly the Piper crashed into the water; this is how it happened: 3 Airplanes where doing some basic formation, 2 Cessnas 152 or 150 and a PA-38, i dont know about you but i flew both aircrafts and know that to keep up to the slow speed of the c-152 in the pa-38 you have to be doing some slow flight, so they where circling around the lagoon, the pa-38 was the leader and the 2 c-152 on the sides, the last manouver was a liz flower,flying from the lagoon into the people, the pa-38 seemed to be real slow and the pilot tried to pull the aircraft to much, so eventually it stalled but not completely cause he banked right to avoid the people (actually i owe my life to the pilot) so it was coming down aprox from 200-300ft and hit the water with the right wing and inmediatly caused and explosion coming from the lft wing and started a fire, minutes later the pilots where back on the ground by the rescue force, in my personal opinnion the pilots made a bad move, because i saw how the elevator was being pulled all the time during the stall and i didnt heared a change in the motor rpms, also i remember that a stall in tha plane can be recovered without losing more than 80-100ft im not an investigator but i think that maybe it could be prevented with a little more practice and by keeping a cold mind.
However the pilots made it out alive and thats the best thing about all, and prevented a bigger disaster by banking right.
Greets Cap.Erich Harrsch

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue April 27, 2010:
Poor Piper :'(
But she saved pilots' lives, for what the machine is blessed. I'm glad to hear they came out okay.

A visitor from Mexico posted Tue April 27, 2010:
Happy to hear nobody was dead!

A visitor from - posted Tue April 27, 2010:
Thank God the pilots made it! Always sad to see a write-off..

A visitor from United States posted Tue April 27, 2010:
Lucky

A visitor from United States posted Tue April 27, 2010:
Great photo; tragic end to an aircraft. Glad to hear no one was killed. --DtD

A visitor from Netherlands posted Tue April 27, 2010:
Wow, it's a wonder they survived!

A visitor from - posted Tue April 27, 2010:
Happy to hear that pilots are alive (From Iran)

A visitor from Australia posted Tue April 27, 2010:
Tomahawk is a pretty hard plane to get into any trouble - wonder what was happening exactly...

A visitor from United States posted Mon April 26, 2010:
Did they survive?

User photo albums containing this photo   [Hide]Create your own photo album!
Hot Wings by member tomford
These are the best photos on Airliners net-great shots
EJrunner's by member EJrunner017
Awesome A.net photos
The Top by member mrglue
The best aviation album
Awesome Shots by member Shnoob940
My favourites.
Alcaeus's Picture Book by member Alcaeus
Some of my favourite photos
~L~I~G~H~T~E~F~F~E~C~T~S~ by member DeltaLVr
30,000+ Showing the brilliance of light in a picture!
The Best By Tino92 by member tino92
Wonderful photos
-BEST PHOTOS- by member conoramoia
25,000 + photos for you to see!!!!
My Favorites From A/L.net by member b747mikky
Images I like most
Eye Catchers by member SLA31
The most eye catching shots on a.net - The pictures you stop and go back to look at - To be updated
Best & Beauty Avia Photos. by member TJchelyaba
Aviation photography.
The Best Of Aviation by member SmithNL
My selection of the best pictures on Airliners.net, with a bit more interest for Dutch airlines. 300.000 views!
Truely The Best Of The Best, And Nothing Less! by member CarbineGuy
Dedicated to Paulo Emanuele, May You Rest in Peace - Only the best pictures on Airliners.net make it here! (Updated Daily)
Yan Album by member b787Dreamliner
A selection of my favorites pics on Airliners.net
Commercial Aviation by member braniffthebest
From Emirates to Eastern
Unusual Situations by member billardth
Aircrafts in amazing and unaccustomed situations
Endings by member GPHOTO
An album of derelict, scrapped, written off and statically preserved aircraft.
Best Pictures by member Spenser
My Favorites
Lutti's Favorites by member derLutti
12.345+ pictures I like...
Favorite Shots by member RJLover
These are just a few of my favorite shots!
Perfect Pictures by member jhz94
Perfect Pictures
Dan's Choice Awards by member machwebuk
A selection of my favorite photo's
All-Time Hot Shots by member September11
ranked #1, #2, #3, & #4
✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ Simply, EPIC ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ by member MaximLezin
~ Exuberant ~ Triumphant ~ EPIC ~
Akira's Collection - Old Prop Aircrafts by member AkiraUekawa
The era when aircrafts developed and shined the most.
Lighties! by member Gietje
The great pictures of light civilian planes!
The Best On Airliners.net... The Best On The Web by member Pilotalltheway
The best on airliners.net means the best on the web.
___Fire!___Smoke!___ by member September11
pictures of fire and smoke
Nice Surroundings! by member AirKas1
Photos that have nice backdrops/surroundings, but also photos that mean something to me or that I find good
Mixed Pics by member ja37
Just some nice pictures.
T.Danielsen - Plus Esse Quam Simultatur by member Danielsen
Eventful, Action-packed and historic pictures of good quality.
The Birds Of The Sky. by member MogaViorel
In my opinion, the best photos of Airliners.
My Favourites by member Atomic13
Photography is an art that freezes a moment
The Best by member clubedosmalas
Top Photos
A Little Bit Of Everything... by member Marshies
Fixed wing and helo favorites over the years; some artsy, some just cool
Worlds Best Military Aircrafts by member Dutchbuilder
The Best On Airliners.net...Updated Daily...Only military aircraft (for pictures of the Netherlands air force see my other album)
There Is Water by member September11
~ Pond ~ River ~ Lake ~ Ocean ~
Album#1 by member Todi
first one
Interesting Pictures! by member MiG35
Interesting photoes!
First Album by member futurepilot94
Come and check out the photos in my first album
MY CHOICE II by member Raveman
MY CHOICE II
Worldwide Photos by member Futurepilot456
Photos that are my favorite from around the world, military or commercial. 1000 photos and counting!
Rikkardo by member rikkardo
Specials for
Aeolus VI by member Aeolus
Turn up heading skywards!
AWAN's Misc Pics by member AnthonyWan
Sweeeet man...:)
Photos by member vafcmater
photos
We Have A Problem by member September11
"something is wrong, it appears ... "
Moriarty Is Not Morbid, But Very Interested In Crashes/incidents by member Moriarty
My respect to anyone affected by the situations (both lethal and non-lethal) here. I have a strong interest in accidents and their investigations.
Aircraft Disasters by member OhioUPilot12
wrecks
The Shots I Love In Airliners 2 by member 4xeks
my fevs
Wow! Album by member iahv
Only the best for my eye
Small Plane Crashes by member September11
many accidents but not all here
Not Normal........... by member Bigbus380
Something wrong?!
View more albums and create your own