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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 8675
Last updated: 3 December 2019
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Date:27-SEP-1974
Time:10:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic C340 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 340
Owner/operator:Ronald Brinkhoff
Registration: N9950F
C/n / msn: 340-0177
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:San Diego International Airport, San Diego, CA (SAN/KSAN)
Destination airport:Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix, Arizona (PHX/KPHX)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) September 27, 1974 when collided with obstructions on final approach to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix, Arizona. The pilot (the sole person on board) was killed. According to the following extracts from the official NTSB report into the accident:

"Fuel selected on auxiliary tanks. Right Engine quit, propeller not feathered. Hit power lines,power pole, and a house. Pilot in command: failed to follow approved procedures, directives, etc.: Mismanagement of fuel, and failed to use checklist. Aircraft caught fire after impact"

Registration N9950F cancelled by the FAA on April 7 1975

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: LAX75AL017 at https://www.ntsb.gov/about/employment/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=46177&key=0
3. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=9950F


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
12-Mar-2016 21:48 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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