ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37820
Last updated: 17 September 2014
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Date:27-JUL-1985
Time:1145
Type:Silhouette image of generic AC68 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aero Commander 680FP
Owner/operator:Mcsweeney's Mill And Mine Serv
Registration: N100HA
C/n / msn: 680F-1184-96
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chesapeake, OH -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Chesapeake, OH (HTW)
Destination airport:Columbus, OH (CMH)
Narrative:
AS NEAR AS CAN BE DETERMINED, THIS WAS THE PLT'S SECOND FLT SINCE OBTAINING HIS MULTI ENGINE RATING AND THIRD FLT SINCE OBTAINING HIS COM'L PLT CERTIFICATE FROM A DESIGNATED P.E. THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED TO DEPART LAWRENCE CO. airport AND UPON REACHING A POINT OVER THE RWY END, AN ENGINE STARTED MAKING A POPPING SOUND. THE PLT RADIOED ON UNICOM THAT HE WAS HAVING TROUBLE WITH THE ACFT. THE ACFT CLIMBED TO AN ESTIMATED 500 FT AND A LEFT TURN AWAY FROM THE OHIO RIVER AND TOWARD THE HILLS WAS STARTED. WITNESSES OBSERVED ACFT PORPOISE IN FLT AND SAID THAT AT LEAST ONCE IT SOUNDED AS IF BOTH ENGINES QUIT MOMENTARILY THEN RESTARTED. THEN ACFT ROLLED INTO LEFT BANK AND STRUCK TREES ON RIDGETOP. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X36971


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