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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34657
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Date:06-MAR-1985
Time:18:58
Type:Silhouette image of generic AEST model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ted Smith Aerostar 601
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N777PL
C/n / msn: 61-0334-111
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Sepulveda, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Santa Ana, CA (SNA)
Destination airport:Van Nuys, CA (VNY)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT CRASHED INTO A RESIDENCE 2 MILES SHORT OF THE RWY AFTER LOSS OF PWR ON THE LEFT ENG. THIS ENG WAS FEATHERED, THE GEAR WAS EXTENDED, BUT THE FLAPS REMAINED UP AS THE ACFT CONTINUED THE LNDG APPROACH. POST ACC INVESTIGATION REVEALED NO IRREGULARITIES IN THE FUNCTIONING OF THE ACFT. THE PLT HAD RADIOED THE REPORT OF PWR LOSS BUT HAD STATED THAT HE WOULD NOT NEED THE EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X35941


Revision history:

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