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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 132268
Last updated: 1 January 2020
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Date:31-DEC-1988
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AEST model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-60
Owner/operator:Albert T. Gianchiglia
Registration: N90393
C/n / msn: 60-0224-095
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Somerville, NJ -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:1N7
Destination airport:N52
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:

PROBABLE CAUSE:IMPROPER INFLIGHT DECISIONS WHILE APPROACHING THE AIRPORT ON FINAL APPROACH WITH DEFECTIVE MAGNETOS. THE RIGHT FUEL SELECTOR WAS PLACED IN THE CLOSED POSITION, THE PILOT ATTEMPTED A GO AROUND, RAISED THE LANDING GEAR AND FLAPS, FAILED TO MAINTAIN VMC, AND CRASHED INTO WOODED TERRAIN.

Sources:

NTSB id 20001213X27503


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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