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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43041
Last updated: 13 September 2019
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Date:24-SEP-1982
Time:13:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE58 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 58P Baron
Owner/operator:Louisiana Dept Of Corrections
Registration: N2027C
C/n / msn: TJ-158
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Midland, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Midland, TX (MDD)
Destination airport:Baton Rouge, LA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AN INTERSECTION TKOF WAS STARTED NR THE MIDDLE OF RWY 25 WITH 2096 FT REMAINING. THE PLT STATED THE TKOF WAS NORMAL UNTIL HE STARTED MAKING AN INITIAL PWR REDUCTION TO 34 INCHES AND 2400 RPM. AT THAT TIME, THE L ENG REPORTEDLY CONTINUEDTO LOSE PWR AND MANIFOLD PRESS. THE PLT ATMTD TO RESTORE PWR MOMENTARILY, THEN MOVED "ALL HANDLES" forward & LWRD THE NOSE AS LONG AS HE COULD TO BLD UP SPEED. AS HE APCHD AN APARTMENT BLDG, HE PULLED UP BUT THE PLANE HIT THE ROOF, THEN IMPACTED IN A PARKING LOT & BURNED. THE PLT, PAX & A RESIDENT OF THE APARTMENT WERE BURNED. DRG THE INVESTIGATION, NO MECH DEFECTS WERE FND THAT WOULD CAUSE A LOSS OF PWR. THE 1419 CDT WX WAS (IN PART): TEMP 85 DEG, WND 070 DEG AT 8 KTS, ALTIMETER 30.07 THE ELEV WAS 2805 FT. THE DIST FROM THE INTERSECTION TO THE APARTMENT BLDG WAS 2477 FT. THE DIST TO CLR A 50 FT OBTCL WOULD HAVE BEEN 4000 FT AT THE MAX GROSS WT LIMIT. THE ESTIMATED GROSS WT WAS 195 LBS over THE 6100 LB LMT. THE MAX WT TO ACHIEVE SINGLE ENG RATE OF climb AT LIFT OFF WOULD HAVE BEEN 5050 LBS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X04584


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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