ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35579
Last updated: 29 November 2014
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Date:13-APR-1985
Time:211
Type:Silhouette image of generic C152 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 152
Owner/operator:Perry Flying Center
Registration: N68303
C/n / msn: 15282241
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Franklin, LA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Beaumont, TX (BPR)
Destination airport:Patterson, LA (PTN)
Narrative:
ACFT CRASHED INTO A CRAWFISH POND DURING A FORCED LANDING AT NIGHT FOLLOWING A POWER LOSS AS A RESULT OF FUEL EXHAUSTION. AFTER DEPARTURE, THE PLT CONTACTED ARTCC AND STATED THAT HIS ALTERNATOR WAS OUT. WITH CENTER HELP, ALTERNATOR WAS RESTORED AND PLT CONT'D flight. 2.3 HRS LATER, OBVIOUSLY LOST, THE PLT CALLED MAYDAY STATING HIS ALT WAS OUT, LOW ON GAS AND HE WAS LOSING RADIOS. AT THAT TIME, HE WAS 37 NM NE OF ACDT SITE AND WELL NORTH OF COURSE. ALT FAILURE WAS CAUSED BY LOOSE PIN IN ALT TO ALT control UNIT CONNECTOR, WHICH DROPPED ALT EXCITATION FLD. PLT HAD EXPERIENCED ALT PROBLEM ON PREV flight. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X36168


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