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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2926
Last updated: 18 April 2019
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Date:29-APR-1965
Time:13:37
Type:Silhouette image of generic AC50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aero Commander 500B
Owner/operator:Ipsen Industries Inc
Registration: N78333
C/n / msn: 500B-1166 87
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Chicago Rockford International Airport, Rockford, Illinois -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD/KRFD)
Destination airport:Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD/KRFD)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE. EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT. NTSB attributed the cause of the crash to the fuel-flow distributor diaphragm p/n 383237 failed

Sources:

1. NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=75434&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=78333
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1965/archives/crash-of-a-rockwell-aero-commander-500-in-rockford-2-killed/]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
19-Nov-2014 12:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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