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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41055
Last updated: 23 May 2017
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Date:20-JUL-1982
Time:19:45
Type:Evans VP-1 Volksplane
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N2260K
C/n / msn: FM 2001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Greensboro, NC -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Greensboro, NC
Destination airport:Greensboro, NC
Investigating agency: National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America
Narrative:
THE Engine quit AT ABOUT 100 FT AGL AFTER TAKEOFF. THE ACFT STRUCK THE GROUND APPROXIMATELY 80 DEG NOSE DOWN. INSPECTION OF THE FUEL STRAINER REVEALED THE SCREEN GASKET BENT DOUBLE WHICH WOULD ALLOW FOREIGN MATTER TO ENTER THE CARBURETOR. THE FIBERGLASS FUEL TANK WAS NEW, WITH 36.9 FLT HOURS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X02873


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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