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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39610
Last updated: 4 April 2019
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Date:21-JUL-1987
Time:07:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-36-285 Pawnee Brave
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N9935P
C/n / msn: 36-7560046
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Nickerson, KS -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Hutchinson, KS
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AFTER A SWATH RUN TO THE EAST, THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED TO PULL UP & BEGIN TURNING BACK TO THE WEST. THE WITNESS THEN SAW A BIG CLOUD OF SMOKE. SHE DID NOT SEE SPRAY COMING FROM THE ACFT DRG THE LAST SWATH RUN, ALTHOUGH HER VISION WAS LIMITEDBY FOLIAGE & BLDGS. ALSO, NO INTERUPTION OF ENGINE POWER WAS NOTED. AN INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE ACFT IMPACTED IN A STEEP NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE & BURNED. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FND. ACCORDING TO FAA MED RECORDS, THE PLT HAD A TOTAL FLT TIME OF 8400 HRS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X31596


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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