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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 133715
Last updated: 29 October 2019
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Date:24-JAN-1993
Time:17:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-23-150 Apache
Owner/operator:R. Finkenbine & R. Kestler
Registration: N2144P
C/n / msn: 23-744
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Eloy, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RYN
Narrative:
PROBABLE CAUSE:PARTIAL LOSS OF ENGINE POWER DUE TO FUEL SYSTEM CONTAMINATION AND A PARTIALLY OBSTRUCTED CARBURETOR VENTURI, AND THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE. A FACTOR IN THE ACCIDENT WAS THE PILOT'S INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT INSPECTION.

Sources:

NTSB id 20001211X11710


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
29-Oct-2019 18:25 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]

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