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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43259
Last updated: 9 July 2020
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Date:27-AUG-1987
Time:19:30
Type:Piper PA-20
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N6901K
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Chelan, WA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT WAS OBSERVED MAKING A ENGINE OUT LANDING AT HIS PRIVATE GRASS/DIRT STRIP. THE DIRT STRIP IS LOCATED ON A PLATEAU WITH THE RUNWAY STARTING AT THE EDGE OF THE PLATEAU. THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED IN A STEEP NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE BELOW THE RUNWAY LEVEL ON A HEADING PERPENDICULAR TO THE RUNWAY. THE MAGNETO SWITCH WAS FOUND IN THE OFF POSITION. WITNESSES REPORTED THE PILOT HAD PRACTICED DEAD ENG LANDINGS AT THE AIRSTRIP BEFORE THE ACCIDENT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X31932


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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