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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178077
 
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Date:26-JUL-2015
Time:12:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-151 Cherokee Warrior II
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: HI651
MSN: 28-7615190
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Estancia Nueva, Puñal-Santiago -   Dominican Republic
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Santiago de los Caballeros-Cibao International Airport (STI/MDST)
Destination airport:Santiago de los Caballeros-Cibao International Airport (STI/MDST)
Narrative:
A Piper PA-28, HI651, impacted the ground near Estancia Nueva, killing three occupants.

Cause.
The pilot in command apparently did not visually verify the amount of fuel in the aircraft's tanks prior to take-off and the available fuel was consumed during the flight, with the engine starving, causing the aircraft to impact the ground during a manoeuvre at low altitude.

Sources:

https://newsavia.com/monomotor-piper-pa28-caiu-na-republica-dominicana-tres-mortos/

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report

Media:


Images:

Photo of HI651 courtesy AirHistory.net


Boca de Mao, Valverde
28 June 2015; (c) Jimmy Lorenzo - Dominican Plane Spotters

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jul-2015 18:47 harro Added
26-Jul-2015 18:48 harro Updated [Location, Embed code, Narrative]
27-Jul-2015 04:30 Geno Updated [Registration, Source]
27-Jul-2015 07:29 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
02-Jan-2018 08:17 harro Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
02-Jan-2018 08:18 harro Updated [Registration]
11-May-2020 07:09 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]
11-May-2020 07:23 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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