ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13556
Last updated: 28 February 2017
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Narrative:Written off (destroyed) July 28, 1971 when crashed on take off from Treasure Cay Airport, Treasure Cay, Abaco Island, Bahamas (at approximate co ordinates 26°44′43″N, 077°23′28″W): both engines quit.
Piper PA-30-320 Twin Comanche
|Owner/operator:||Bahamas Air Taxis|
|C/n / msn:|| 30-|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Treasure Cay Airport, Treasure Cay, Abaco Island -
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Treasure Cay Airport, Treasure Cay, Abaco Islands, Bahamas (TCB/MYAT)|
|Destination airport:||Spanish Cay Airport, Spanish Cay, Bahamas (MYAX)|
"TYPE OF ACCIDENT
ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION
TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAME OUT- BOTH ENGINES
EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND"
The pilot - the sole person on board - was killed. Investigation under jurisdiction of the Government of Bahamas.
1. NTSB Identification: MIA72RM007 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=62034&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=7009Y
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]|
||Dr. John Smith