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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34904
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Date:08-DEC-1985
Time:18:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic C340 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 340A
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N36888
C/n / msn: 340A0950
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Peru, MA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Portland, ME (PWM)
Destination airport:Teterboro, NJ (TEB)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING IFR FLIGHT AT 12000 FEET BOTH AIRCRAFT VACUUM PUMPS FAILED. AIRCRAFT DESCENDED IN RIGHT TURN OFF RADAR. WITNESSES OBSERVED AIRCRAFT AT LOW ALTITUDE ABOVE TREES, CIRCLE, MAKE STEEP LEFT TURN, CLIMB AND DESCEND TO GROUND. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X38481


Revision history:

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