ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37330
Last updated: 17 September 2014
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Date:27-APR-1985
Time:0725
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft C35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N1967D
C/n / msn: D-3251
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tampa, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:(X16)
Destination airport:Ft. Myers, FL (FMY)
Narrative:
WITNESSES OBSERVED THE ACFT TAKEOFF ON RWY 36 IN FOGGY CONDITIONS. THEY REPORTED THAT DURING THE INITIAL CLIMB AFTER LIFT-OFF, THE ACFT PITCHED UP & ROLLED INTO A STEEP LEFT BANK, THEN ENTERED A DESCENT & CRASHED ON AN APRX HEADING OF 060 DEG. IMPACT OCCURRED ABOUT 1/2 MI NNW FROM THE CENTER OF THE airport (NEAR THE DEPARTURE END OF RWY 36). NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND DURING THE INVESTIGATION. ABOUT 8 MI WEST AT TAMPA, FL, THE 0750 WX WAS IN PART: 25,000 FT SCATTERED, VISIBILITY 1-1/2 MI WITH FOG. WITNESSES AT THE ACCIDENT SITE ESTIMATED THE VISIBILITY WAS 1/2 MI WITH FOG. THE NON-INSTRUMENT RATED PLT HAD LOGGED ONLY 4.3 HRS OF HOODED FLT TIME & NO ACTUAL INSTRUMENT TIME. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X36256


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