ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40012
Last updated: 23 October 2014
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Date:20-JUL-1982
Time:1858
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-25-150
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N6241Z
C/n / msn: 25-296
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Winamac, IN -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Winamac, IN
Destination airport:Winamac, IN
Narrative:
THE PLT WAS PRACTICING AERIAL APPLICATION MANEUVERS, & AFTER MAKING A LOW PASS DOWN THE RWY AT HIS PRIVATE AIRSTRIP, THEENGINE QUIT. THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH 30-FT HIGH POWER LINES LOCATED AT THE END OF THE STRIP. A STATE TROOPER WHO ARRIVED AT THE SCENE 10 TO 15 MIN AFTER THE ACCIDENT STATED THERE WAS NO SMELL OF FUEL. THE PLT'S DAUGHTER STATED THAT THERE HAD BEEN SOME LABORERS WORKING NEAR THE FARM PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT & THAT BOTH THE FARMS TRACTOR & CATERPILLAR HAD FUEL SIPHONED OUT OF THE FUEL TANKS. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X03078


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