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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 131999
Last updated: 22 February 2021
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Date:19-APR-1993
Time:16:57
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLAS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Glasair III
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N540PS
C/n / msn: 10001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Zephyrhills, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:ZPH
Destination airport:LUK
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:

PROBABLE CAUSE:CONTAMINATION (FIBERGLASS DUST) IN THE FUEL SYSTEM AND/OR A PIECE OF PLASTIC (FOREIGN) MATERIAL IN THE FUEL INJECTOR, WHICH RESULTED IN RESTRICTED FLOW OF FUEL TO THE ENGINE, LOSS OF ENGINE POWER, AND SUBSEQUENT COLLISION WITH TREES AND TERRAIN DURING A FORCED LANDING.

Sources:

NTSB id 20001211X12198


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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