Accident Rockwell Commander 112 N112BB, 07 Mar 1987
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39388
 
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Date:07-MAR-1987
Time:12:56
Type:Silhouette image of generic AC11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Rockwell Commander 112
Owner/operator:Edgewood Arsenal Flying Club
Registration: N112BB
MSN: 117
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Edgewood, MD -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
ON THE DAY OF THE ACCIDENT AND BEFORE THE ACCIDENT FLIGHT, THE INLET FUEL HOSE TO THE FUEL FLOW DIVIDER WAS REPLACED. THE HOSE ASSEMBLY WAS FABRICATED BY MAINT PERSONNEL. AN INSPECTION FLIGHT AFTERWARDS REVEALED ENGINE ROUGHNESS DURING FUEL MIXTURE LEANING. AFTER THE INSPECTION FLIGHT, IT WAS CONCLUDED THAT FUEL FLOW WAS INADEQUATE AND THE FUEL INJECTOR NOZZLES WERE CLEANED. A SECOND INSPECTION FLIGHT REVEALED SATISFACTORY OPERATION DURING FUEL MIXTURE LEANING AND THE ACFT WAS RETURNED TO SERVICE. ENGINE POWER LOSS OCCURRED SHORTLY AFTER TKOF WHEN THE ACFT WAS CLIMBING TO CRUISE ALTITUDE. A LOSS OF CONTROL OCCURRED ON THE ACDT FLT, AS THE PLT WAS ATTEMPTING A LANDING IN AN OPEN AREA ALONGSIDE RR TRACKS. THE ACFT ERUPTED IN FIRE AFTER GROUND IMPACT. EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT REVEALED PIECES OF RUBBER INSIDE THE FUEL FLOW DIVIDER. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X30385


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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