ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22714
Last updated: 3 December 2016
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Narrative:On August 16, 2008, at 15:40 EDT (Eastern Daylight Time), a Socata MS894A, N31BF, was substantially damaged during a forced landing following a loss of engine power, approximately 2 miles south of the Oswego County Airport (FZY), Fulton, New York. The certificated private pilot and passenger sustained minor injuries. Day visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed for the personal local flight. The flight was conducted under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91.
Socata MS.894A Rallye Minerva
|Owner/operator:||Fred Bullard Junior (owner)|
|C/n / msn:|| 11682|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||2 miles south of the Oswego County Airport, Fulton, New York -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
|Departure airport:||Oswego County Airport. FZY.|
|Destination airport:||Oswego County Airport. FZY.|
The airplane was owned by the pilot and based at FZY. It had been fueled on the morning of the accident with 22.2 gallons and a report from the lineman was that it was "topped off."
According to the pilot after making a low pass along the drop zone, he pulled up and leveled off at about 400 feet above ground level. He then heard a "bang," followed by vibration, and then the engine stopped. He immediately pitched for a "glide speed of 90 miles per hour," and flew toward a field. On the final leg of the approach, the airplane impacted trees, nosed over on touchdown, and then rotated approximately 180 degrees.
Aircraft presumably written off and/or damaged beyond economic repair, as the registration N31BF was cancelled by the FAA on August 31, 2010
1. NTSB Identification: NYC08LA280 at http://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief2.aspx?ev_id=20080826X01318&ntsbno=NYC08LA280&akey=1
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=31BF
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