ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140252
Last updated: 31 October 2014
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Date:05-DEC-2011
Time:12:21pm LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-23-250 Aztec F
Owner/operator:Ace Flight Center Inc.
Registration: N2589Z
C/n / msn: 27-8154006
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:Cyril E. King Airport - TIST, U. S. Virgin Islands -   U.S. Virgin Islands
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Princess Juliana International Airport - TNCM
Destination airport:Cyril E. King Airport - TIST
Narrative:
The pilot of a Piper PA-23-250 Aztec F reported a malfunction of the nose gear when approaching Cyril E. King Airport - TIST, U. S. Virgin Islands.
Firefighters sprayed down a part of the runway with a fire-suppressant foam before the aircraft landed with an unlocked / undeployed nose gear.

All three occupants escaped uninjured.

Sources:
http://virginislandsdailynews.com/news/plane-makes-crash-landing-at-king-airport-1.1241202#axzz1fpUXvygE
http://www.faa.gov/data_research/accident_incident/preliminary_data/events01/media/01_2589Z.txt

http://bjfloor.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/img_5245.jpg?w=775 (photo, credit Berend Jan Floor)


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