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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36981
Last updated: 18 February 2019
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Date:25-MAY-1994
Time:15:30
Type:Seahawk
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N65TB
C/n / msn: 129
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Richmond, KY -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:(I39)
Destination airport:, KY (I39)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THIS WAS THE PILOT'S SECOND FLIGHT IN THE EXPERIMENTAL, HOMEBUILT AIRPLANE. AFTER TAKEOFF, HE CLIMBED TO ABOUT 800 FEET OVER THE AIRPORT. HE STATED ON THE RADIO THAT THE ENGINE HAD LOST POWER. AFTER SWITCHING FUEL TANKS, THE ENGINE RESTARTED, BUT IT QUIT AGAIN AFTER A SHORT TIME. THE PILOT INITIATED A FORCED LANDING TO RUNWAY 18. HE WAS UNABLE TO REACH THE AIRPORT AND IMPACTED A TREE ABOUT 200 FEET FROM THE RUNWAY. THE AIRPLANE WAS DESTROYED BY POST-IMPACT FIRE. THE PILOT WAS ABLE TO EVACUATE THE AIRPLANE, BUT WAS SEVERELY BURNED. CAUSE: was the loss of engine power for undetermined reasons, and the collision with an object during the subsequent forced landing.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001206X01381


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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