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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13556
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Date:28-JUL-1971
Time:11:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-30-320 Twin Comanche
Owner/operator:Bahamas Air Taxis
Registration: N7009Y
C/n / msn: 30-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Treasure Cay Airport, Treasure Cay, Abaco Island -   Bahamas
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)
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 2644′43″N, 07723′28″W): both engines quit.

"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.

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
27-Jan-2017 19:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Jan-2017 19:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Nature]

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