ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 130522
Last updated: 17 January 2017
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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:
|Owner/operator:||Bay Aviation Co Inc|
|C/n / msn:|| 30-519|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Chesapeake, Virginia -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Departure airport:||Norfolk International Airport, Norfolk, Virginia (ORF/KORF|
"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.
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
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]|
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Time, Narrative]|