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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 126536
Last updated: 20 April 2019
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Date:06-NOV-1977
Time:19:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-34-200 Seneca
Owner/operator:Tulsa Piper Inc
Registration: N33041
C/n / msn: 34-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Richard Lloyd Jones Jr. Airport, Tulsa, Oklahoma -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Arlington Municipal Airport, Arlington, Texas (GKY/KGKY)
Destination airport:Richard Lloyd Jones Jr. Airport, Tulsa, Oklahoma (RVS/KRVS)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) November 6 1977 when undershot and crashed into trees on final approach to Richard Lloyd Jones Jr. Airport, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Per the official NTSB report into the accident "pilot in command misjudged distance and altitude due to poorly planned approach". Aircraft was destroyed in a post-impact fire. Despite this, the five persons on board (pilot and four passengers) survived; the pilot and two passengers were seriously injured, and the other two passengers sustained minor injuries.

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: FTW78FA010 at https://www.ntsb.gov/about/employment/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=45365&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=33041
3. http://planecrashmap.com/list/ok/
4. http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1977/1977.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov-2016 23:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Nov-2016 23:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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