Accident Cessna 340 N9950F, 27 Sep 1974
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 8675
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C340 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 340
Owner/operator:Ronald Brinkhoff
Registration: N9950F
MSN: 340-0177
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:San Diego International Airport, San Diego, CA (SAN/KSAN)
Destination airport:Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix, Arizona (PHX/KPHX)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Written off (destroyed) September 27, 1974 when collided with obstructions on final approach to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix, Arizona. The pilot (the sole person on board) was killed. According to the following extracts from the official NTSB report into the accident:

"Fuel selected on auxiliary tanks. Right Engine quit, propeller not feathered. Hit power lines,power pole, and a house. Pilot in command: failed to follow approved procedures, directives, etc.: Mismanagement of fuel, and failed to use checklist. Aircraft caught fire after impact"

Registration N9950F cancelled by the FAA on April 7 1975


1. NTSB Identification: LAX75AL017 at
3. FAA:

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
12-Mar-2016 21:48 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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