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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 132502
Last updated: 29 December 2019
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Date:04-FEB-1989
Time:11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A23-24 Muskeeter Super III
Owner/operator:Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary,Inc
Registration: N3697Q
C/n / msn: MA-280
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Clearwater, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:CLW
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:

PROBABLE CAUSE:FUEL STARVATION DUE TO THE CFI DEPLETING THE FUEL SUPPLY FROM ONE OF TWO TANKS AND FAILING TO SELECT THE FULLEST TANK FOR LANDING. CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE CFI'S IMPROPER DECISION TO TURN BACK TO THE AIRPORT WHEN INSUFFICIENT ALTITUDE WAS AVAILABLE TO COMPLETE THE MANEUVER.

Sources:

NTSB id 20001213X27757


Revision history:

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

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