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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39309
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:05-JUN-1982
Time:16:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic BOLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Steen Skybolt
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N1914S
MSN: 1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Livermore, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AFTER THE Engine quit WITNESSES OBSERVED THE ACFT NOSE OVER TO ABOUT A 30-45 DEG NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. NO USABLE FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE ACFT. THE ACFT HAS A SECTION OF CLEAR PLASTIC TUBING ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE FUEL TANK THAT IS USED AS THE FUEL GAUGE. IT WOULD BE DIFFICULT IF AT ALL POSSIBLE TO SEE THE GAUGE FROMT HE REAR COCKPIT OCCUPIED BY THE PLT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X03712


Images:

Photo of N1914S courtesy AirHistory.net


Topeka - Regional / Forbes Field (KFOE / FOE)
29 October 2015; (c) Bob Thomas

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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