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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35655
Last updated: 26 August 2020
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Date:19-JUL-1985
Time:11:16
Type:Silhouette image of generic C421 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 421C
Owner/operator:Hmgs
Registration: N5473G
C/n / msn: 421C-0220
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Kennesaw, GA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Marietta, GA (8A4)
Destination airport:St.Petersburg, FL (PIE)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT LOST POWER ON # 2 ENG SHORTLY AFTER TAKE-OFF. THE ACFT CRASHED AND BURNED IN A WOODED AREA SEVERAL MILES SW OF THE ARPT. THE # 2 ENG WAS SEVERLY DAMAGED IN THE FIRE. NO PRE-IMPACT MALFUNCTION COULD BE DOCUMENTED. EXAMINATION OF THE PROP DID NOT REVEAL DAMAGE CONSISTENT WITH THAT USUALLY FOUND WHEN A PROP IS IN THE FEATHERED POSITION. THE FLAP JACK SCREW WAS FOUND IN THE 10-15 DEG POSITION. BOTH ENG HAD A HISTORY OF SHUT DOWN AT LOW PWR SETTINGS DURING TAXI. THE # 2 ENG HAD 'BURBLED' DURING THE PREVIOUS FLT AND THE # 1 ENG SHUT DOWN AFTER LDG. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X36970_


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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