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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 128193
Last updated: 29 October 2019
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Date:17-AUG-1966
Time:11:36
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna U206
Owner/operator:Bi-Air Regional
Registration: N8077Z
C/n / msn: U206-0477
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Atlantic Ocean near Westerly, Rhode Island -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Westerly State Airport,Westerly, Rhode Island (WRS/KWST)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ditched August 17, 1966, into the Atlantic Ocean, off Rhode Island, shortly after take off from Westerly State Airport,Westerly, Rhode Island (WRS/KWST). The two persons on board (pilot and one passenger) sustained minor injuries. According to the following excerpt from the official NTSB report into the accident:

"COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAME OUT-1 ENGINE
EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON WATER
FUEL EXHAUSTED IN RIGHT TANK. MANUFACTURERS INSTRUCTIONS INADEQUATE FOR ENGINE RESTARTING IN FLIGHT.

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: NYC67A0029 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=22940&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=8077Z
3. https://www.ntsb.gov/safety/safety-recs/_layouts/ntsb.recsearch/Recommendation.aspx?Rec=A-68-015
4. http://planecrashmap.com/list/ri/

Safety recommendations:

Safety recommendation A-68-15 issued 26 June 1968 by NTSB


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Dec-2016 18:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Source]
28-Dec-2016 01:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Dec-2016 01:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
25-Apr-2017 06:04 XAIRMIKE Updated [Embed code]

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