ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43071
Last updated: 24 November 2014
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Date:30-JUN-1984
Time:1200
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:Thomas J Matatall
Registration: N3267V
C/n / msn: D-715
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Albuquerque, NM -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Albuquerque, NM (Q64)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
ACCORDING TO airport PERSONNEL THE PLT WAS KNOWN TO PERFORM MAINTENANCE ON HIS ACFT. THE PLT WAS NOT A LICENSED A&P. ACCORDING TO WITNESSES, THE ACFT TOOKOFF AND CLIMBED TO APRX 200 TO 250 FT AND THE Engine quit. THE ACFT CLIMBED 'A LITTLE MORE', THEN MADE A LEFT BANK TURN OF APRX 60 TO 70 DEGREES. ONE WITNESS STATED, 'I SAW THE AIRPLANE STALL AND DIVE NOSE DOWN. THE LEFT WING WAS LOW AND THE TRACK APPEARED LIKE A STEEP FORWARD SIDE SLIP.' POST CRASH EXAM OF THE ENG REVEALED THAT THE DRIVE SHAFT PIN IN THE FUEL PUMP WAS WORN TO THE POINT THAT MARGINAL ENGAGEMENT COULD HAVE BEEN EXPECTED RESULTING IN A LOSS OF FUEL PUMP DRIVE. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X39901


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