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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 135433
Last updated: 22 February 2020
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Date:14-OCT-1986
Time:11:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna U206F
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N8147Q
C/n / msn: U20603098
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:off Saint Thomas-Cyril E. King Airport (STT) -   U.S. Virgin Islands
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Saint Thomas-Cyril E. King Airport (STT)
Destination airport:STX
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT WAS DESTROYED UPON DITCHING IN THE OCEAN AFTER SUSTAINING ENG FAILURE SEVERAL MINUTES AFTER TAKEOFF. THE PLT STATED THAT HE CHECKED THE FUEL TANKS WITH A CALIBRATED DIP-STICK AND DETERMINED THERE WAS 20 GALS OF FUEL IN THE LEFT TANK AND 15 GALS IN THE RIGHT TANK. HE STATED THAT HE DRAINED THE ENG FUEL SUMP & THE TWO WING SUMPS DURING HIS PRE-FLIGHT INSPECTION OF THE ACFT BUT DID NOT DRAIN THE TWO UNDER-BELLY SUMPS AS HE DID NOT KNOW OF THEIR EXISTENCE.

Sources:

NTSB id 20001213X35011


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-May-2012 11:23 Vijay Updated [Narrative]
29-May-2012 11:24 Anon. Updated [Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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