ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 14003
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Narrative:Written off (destroyed) July 26, 1964 when collided with pole and overhead wires and crashed at Pittsburg, California; aircraft destroyed by fire after impact. According to the official NTSB report into the accident the probable cause was: "dual propane-burner system used as hot air source systems-propane burner flow valve leak". In addition:
|Owner/operator:||Raven Industries Inc|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Pittsburg, California -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
SYSTEMS-PROPANE BURNER FLOW VALVE LEAK.
PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION W/KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT
PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LOOSE,PART/FITTING
EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING OFF AIRPORT
FIRE AFTER IMPACT"
1. NTSB Identification: Unknown at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=79573&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=12002
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]|
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