ASN Aircraft accident Fairchild F-27F N27W Paisano Ranch, TX
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Saturday 4 May 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild F-27F
Operator:Eastex Inc
Registration: N27W
MSN: 123
First flight: 1967
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Paisano Ranch, TX (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Paisano Ranch, TX, United States of America
The pilot attempted to go around with propellers in ground fine pitch.

Probable Cause:

pilot in command - improper operation of powerplant & powerplant controls
pilot in command - failed to follow approved procedures,directives,etc.
pilot in command - improper in-flight decisions or planning
pilot in command - failed to obtain/maintain flying speed
pilot in command - selected wrong runway relative to existing wind
miscellaneous acts, conditions - downwind

Engine reverse issue
Loss of control

» NTSB File 3-4640


photo of Fairchild-F-27F-N27W
accident date: 04-05-1968
type: Fairchild F-27F
registration: N27W
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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