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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39532
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Date:10-AUG-1987
Time:08:54
Type:Silhouette image of generic AEST model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-60-601P
Owner/operator:Samuel Kasdin
Registration: N814SG
C/n / msn: 61P0157001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Atlantic City, NJ -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:(AIY)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL WITNESSES OBSERVED THE AIRCRAFT SWERVE FROM LEFT TO RIGHT WITH THE ENGINE(S) 'MISSING' OR INTERMITTENT. THE AIRCRAFT LIFTED OFF AND CLIMBED TO APPROXIMATELY 50 FEET AGL AND CONTINUED ACROSS A WATERWAY IN A LEFTTURN WITH THE LANDING GEAR EXTENDED. THE AIRCRAFT PITCHED UP AND ROLLED LEFT WING DOWN INTO THE WATER. EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINES REVEALED A CRACKED COIL IN THE LEFT MAGNETO OF THE RIGHT ENGINE. NO OTHER MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION/FAILURE COULD BE DETERMINED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X31899


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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