ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41285
Last updated: 3 September 2014
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Date:12-SEP-1986
Time:1653
Type:Silhouette image of generic EAGL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Christen Eagle II
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N19DW
C/n / msn: W-0010
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rio Vista, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Rio Vista, CA (088)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
WITNESSES REPORTED THE ACFT SOUNDED NORMAL DURING RUN-UP AND TAKEOFF UNTIL IT REACHED AN ALT BTW 150-500 FT AGL AT WHICH TIME THE Engine quit. THE ACFT THEN ENTERED A TURN BACK TOWARD THE airport AND DESCENDED TO GROUND IMPACT. POST ACCIDENTINSPECTION REVEALED APRX 1 INCH OF FUEL IN THE FUEL TANK AND VERY LITTLE FUEL THROUGHOUT THE FUEL SYSTEM. ACCORDING TO A WITNESS, ONE PLT QUESTIONED THE OTHER CONCERNING FUEL QUANTITY PRIOR TO TAKEOFF AND THE ACFT DEPARTED WITHOUT HAVING BEEN REFUELED. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X34804


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