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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13553
Last updated: 27 June 2016
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Date:12-DEC-1965
Time:11:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-30
Owner/operator:Bonanza 3350C Inc
Registration: N7056Y
C/n / msn: 30-67
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Westchester County Airport, Westchester, White Plains, New York -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Westchester County Airport, Westchester, NY (HPN/KHPN)
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.

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.

Sources:
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
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westchester_County_Airport
4. http://onespotter.com/aircrafts/airline/Bonanza%203350c%20Inc
5. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/ny/N7056Y/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
02-Mar-2016 22:46 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
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