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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 130522
Last updated: 17 January 2017
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Date:14-AUG-1966
Time:18:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-30
Owner/operator:Bay Aviation Co Inc
Registration: N7456Y
C/n / msn: 30-519
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chesapeake, Virginia -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Norfolk International Airport, Norfolk, Virginia (ORF/KORF
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) August 14, 1966, when crashed at Chesapeake, Virginia; no or minor injuries sustained to the two person on board (pilot and one passenger). Cause of crash was engine failure due to contaminated fuel. According to the following excerpts from the official NTSB report into the accident:

"ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION: COLLIDED WITH: TREES. FUEL STARVATION/FUEL CONTAMINATION-EXCLUSIVE OF WATER IN FUEL.
IMPROPERLY SERVICED AIRCRAFT (OWNER-PILOT).
COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAME OUT OF #1 ENGINE. FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND, RIGHT ENGINE FUEL SYSTEM CONTAINED WATER,DIRT AND SLUDGE".

Registration N7456Y cancelled by the FAA on January 14, 1977.

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: NYC67F0304 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=23363&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=7456Y
3. http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/N7456Y.html
4. http://planecrashmap.com/list/va/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jan-2017 19:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jan-2017 19:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Narrative]

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