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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 126134
Last updated: 28 November 2019
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Date:03-JUL-1967
Time:20:28
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 206
Owner/operator:Scat Airlines
Registration: N2138F
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Philip Billard Municipal Airport, Topeka, Kansas -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Philip Billard Municipal Airport, Topeka, Kansas (TOP/KTOP)
Narrative:
Written off (destoryed) July 3, 1967 when collided with wires/poles on final approach to Philip Billard Municipal Airport, Topeka, Kansas. Aircraft was engaged on a air taxi flight, and of the six persons on board (pilot and five passengers) the pilot was seriously injured, but the five passengers sustained minor injuries. Aircraft sustained an engine failure on final approach. According to the official NTSB report into the accident:

"FAILURE OF A COUNTERWEIGHT ASSEMBLY DUE TO WASHER, [PART NUMBER 629105] SPINNING LOOSE; THIS ALLOWED PIN TO DROP OUT, CAUSING PROP/ENGINE VIBRATION.

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: MKC68A0002 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=18031&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=2138F


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Dec-2016 12:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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