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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13642
Last updated: 25 December 2019
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Date:15-JUN-1973
Time:05:17 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31P Pressurized Navajo
Owner/operator:Refrigerated Transport Co Inc
Registration: N6840L
C/n / msn: 31P-44
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tampa International Airport, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Tampa International Airport (TPA/KTPA)
Destination airport:Coral Creek Airport, Boca Grande, Florida (FAA LID: FA54)
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 15 June 1973 when crashed at Tampa International Airport (TPA/KTPA,) Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida. Pilot declared emergency due to engine failure on climb out. Aircraft crash landed, and slid into a building. Left hand propeller feathered. Pilot (sole person on board) killed.

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: MIA73AM109 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=86301&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=6840L
3. http://baaa-acro.maleo.net/1973/archives/crash-of-a-piper-pa-31-navajo-chieftain-in-tampa-1-killed/
4. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/13846430


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
27-Apr-2015 00:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Sep-2017 17:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source]

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