Accident Cessna 340A N1372G, 08 Jun 1999
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 30515
 
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Date:08-JUN-1999
Time:12:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic C340 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 340A
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N1372G
MSN: 340A0071
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Phillipsburg, Phillips County, Kansas -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Wheeling, IL (PWK)
Destination airport:Pueblo, CO (PUB)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The flight was executing a precautionary landing at the airport due to a reported fuel transfer problem. Witnesses described hearing engine variances and observed the aircraft roll and impact the ground nose first. There was a post crash fire mainly confined to the right wing area. Inspection of the flight control system, engines, and propellers did not reveal any pre-existing anomalies with these systems. The left fuel selector and left fuel pumps passed functional tests. The right fuel selector and right fuel pumps could not be tested due to fire damage.

Probable Cause: the pilot not maintaining flying speed. Factors to the accident were the fuel transfer problem of unknown origin.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001212X18928&key=1
FAA register: 2. http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=1372G


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
24-Feb-2015 13:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-Dec-2017 08:27 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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