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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41560
Last updated: 13 January 2020
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Date:14-FEB-1986
Time:12:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic C340 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 340A
Owner/operator:Universal Flyers
Registration: N1923E
C/n / msn: 340A0671
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Dania, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Ft.Lauderdale, FL (FLL)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF ON A CHECK-OUT FLIGHT THE AIRCRAFT WAS OBSERVED ON CROSSWIND LEG TO DESCEND UNTIL IMPACT. THERE WAS AN EXTENSIVE POST IMPACT FIRE. WITNESSES HEARD THE AIRCRAFT MAKE A 'POOF' TYPE OF NOISE JUST AS THE PILOT RADIOED THE CONTROL TOWER AND STATED THAT HE WAS EXPERIENCING AN EMERGENCY OF UNKNOWN NATURE. THE PAPER AIR FILTER ELEMENT FOR THE LEFT ENGINE EXHIBITED THE PRESENCE OF OIL, AND THE LEFT SIDE OF THE AIRCRAFT HAD EVIDENCE OF OIL SPATTER AND STREAKING. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X32902


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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