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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34935
 
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Date:07-JUN-1992
Time:12:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic F260 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
SIAI-Marchetti SF.260B
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N22FD
MSN: 17-01
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Decatur, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Fort Worth, TX (T67)
Destination airport:(T67)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
AN ITALIAN BUILT MILITARY TRAINER EXPERIENCED A CATASTROPHIC ENGINE FAILURE DURING A DEMONSTRATION FLIGHT FOR A PROSPECTIVE BUYER. THE ENGINE FAILURE WAS THE RESULT OF THE FAILURE OF THE ENGINE OIL PUMP SHAFT. WHILE ATTEMPTING A FORCED LANDING TO A TWO LANE HIGHWAY, A HIGH RATE OF DESCENT DEVELOPED DURING AN INADVERTENT STALL AND THE AIRPLANE IMPACTED AN EMBANKMENT ON THE SHOULDER OF THE ROAD, EXPLODED AND BURNED. A 1975 SERVICE BULLETIN RECOMMENDED REPLACEMENT OF THE FAILED SHAFT WITH AN IMPROVED SHAFT. CAUSE: THE LOSS OF ENGINE POWER AS THE RESULT OF THE FAILURE OF THE ENGINE OIL PUMP. FACTORS WERE NON COMPLIANCE WITH A SERVICE BULLETIN, THE LACK OF SUITABLE TERRAIN, AND INADVERTENT STALL.

Sources:

https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001211X14856&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
05-Aug-2013 15:41 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]

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