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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43037
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Date:15-MAY-1994
Time:15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE95 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 95-55 Baron
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N9319Y
C/n / msn: TC-10
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:New Port Richey, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
ON THE DAY BEFORE THE ACCIDENT, ONE OF THE OWNERS EXPERIENCED HIGH CYLINDER HEAD TEMP IN THE RIGHT ENGINE DURING TAKEOFF. HE RETURNED TO THE airport, AND SHUT THE ENGINE DOWN DURING TAXI IN. THIS WAS THE SECOND FLIGHT SINCE ANNUAL. HE REPORTED THIS TO THIS PLT, WHO WAS THE OTHER OWNER, WHO STATED HE WOULD LOOK AT THE ACFT. ON THE DAY OF THE ACCIDENT THE PLT WAS OBSERVED LOOKING AT SOMETHING UNDER THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND THEN DEPART. THE ACFT WAS THEN OBSERVED MAKING A DOWNWIND APPCH TO ANOTHER AIRPORT AND EXECUTE A GO-AROUND. THE LDG GEAR REMAINED DOWN AND THE FLAPS WERE RAISED TO THE APCH POSITION. AN ENGINE WAS HEARD TO LOSE POWER AND WITNESSES OBSERVED THE LEFT ENGINE NOT OPERATING BUT THE PROPELLER TURNING, AND THE RIGHT ENGINE PRODUCING FULL POWER. THE RIGHT ENGINE WAS THEN HEARD TO SLOW DOWN AND THE ACFT DESCENDED AND HIT TREES. THE RIGHT PROPELLER WAS FOUND IN THE FEATHERED POSITION. NO EVIDENCE TO INDICATE PRECRASH MECHANICAL FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF EITHER ENGINE OR PROPELLER WAS FOUND. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S FEATHERING OF THE WRONG PROPELLER AFTER AN ENGINE FAILURE FOR UNDETERMINED REASON(S).

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001206X01338


Revision history:

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

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