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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 134115
Last updated: 27 April 2019
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Date:26-NOV-1992
Time:19:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic C404 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 404
Owner/operator:Tucson Air Branch
Registration: N5429J
C/n / msn: 4040107
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Tucson, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:DMA
Destination airport:DMA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:

PROBABLE CAUSE: THE PILOT'S INFLIGHT DECISION TO DEVIATE FROM THE AIRPLANE'S ENGINE MANUAL AND THE PILOT'S OPERATING HANDBOOK BY MAINTAINING THE FUEL MIXTURE AT FULL RICH THROUGHOUT THE MISSION AND RAPIDLY DESCENDING THE AIRPLANE WHICH RESULTED IN BOTH ENGINE'S LOSING TOTAL POWER. FACTORS IN THIS ACCIDENT WERE 1) THE PILOT NOT FOLLOWING THE EMERGENCY PROCEDURE FOR BOTH ENGINES FAILING AS OUTLINED IN THE PILOT'S OPERATING HANDBOOK, AND 2) THE PILOT NOT PERFORMING A FLARE DURING THE LANDING SEQUENCE WHICH RESULTED IN THE AIRPLANE COLLIDING WITH THE TERRAIN.

Sources:

NTSB id 20001211X16053


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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