ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13553
Last updated: 18 January 2017
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Narrative:Written off (destroyed) December 12 1965 when stalled, spun in, and crashed on a missed approach to Westchester County Airport, Westchester, White Plains, New York. Cause of crash appears to have been engine failure due to fuel starvation.
|Owner/operator:||Bonanza 3350C Inc|
|C/n / msn:|| 30-67|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Westchester County Airport, Westchester, White Plains, New York -
United States of America
|Destination airport:||Westchester County Airport, Westchester, NY (HPN/KHPN)|
|Investigating agency: ||National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America |
According to the following extracts from the official NTSB report into the accident: "PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PRE FLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING; IMPROPER IFR OPERATION; FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED. FUEL STARVATION; COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAME OUT IN ONE ENGINE"
The ferry pilot (the sole person on board) was killed. The registration N7056Y was cancelled by the FAA on February 23 1966.
1. NTSB Identification: NYC66A0065 at http://www.ntsb.gov/about/employment/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=72557&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=7056Y
||Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]|