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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 239232
Last updated: 26 August 2020
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Date:07-AUG-2020
Time:10:36
Type:Silhouette image of generic P210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna P210N Centurion
Owner/operator:N206DJ, LLC
Registration: N6300W
C/n / msn: P21000744
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Allendale County Airport (AQX/KAQX), SC -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Gainesville, FL (GNV)
Destination airport:Allendale, SC (AQX)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
On August 7, 2020, about 1036 eastern daylight time, a Cessna P210N, N6300W, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Allendale, South Carolina. The pilot and passenger were seriously injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.
According to the pilot, he departed Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV), Gainesville, Florida, with an intended destination of Allendale County Airport (AQX), Allendale, South Carolina. Prior to departure, he fueled the airplane with 58 gallons of fuel. The flight was unremarkable, but when the airplane was on short final approach to runway 35 at AQX, the engine experienced a total loss of power. The propeller continued to rotate and the pilot attempted to restart the engine by switching the selected fuel tank but was unsuccessful. The pilot realized that the airplane was not able to reach the runway and he attempted to perform a forced landing to a field.
During the forced landing, the airplane struck trees and impacted the ground. After impact, the pilot and passenger egressed, and then a postimpact fire ensued.
The airframe and engine were retained for examination.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20200807X60811&key=1
https://www.wjbf.com/news/small-plane-crashes-in-allendale-county/
https://www.wrdw.com/2020/08/07/small-plane-crashes-near-allendale-county-airport/

https://www.asias.faa.gov/apex/f?p=100:95:::NO::P95_EVENT_LCL_DATE,P95_LOC_CITY_NAME,P95_REGIST_NBR:07-AUG-20,ALLENDALE,N6300W
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=N6300W
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N6300W


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Aug-2020 00:49 Captain Adam Added
08-Aug-2020 03:08 RobertMB Updated [Time, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Aug-2020 18:10 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2020 08:58 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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