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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34689
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Date:13-JAN-1987
Time:18:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE33 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft F33A Bonanza
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N1067W
C/n / msn: CE430
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Sacramento, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:(SAC)
Destination airport:Visalia, CA (VIS)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE WINDS AT THE AIRPORT HAD BEEN REPORTED AS STRONG AND GUSTING. AFTER HIS PASSENGERS ARRIVED, THE PILOT REQUESTED AND RECEIVED TAXI INSTRUCTIONS TO THE ACTIVE RUNWAY WHICH WAS APRX 3700 FT FROM HIS PARKING SPACE. ABOUT 2-1/2 MINS AFTER RECEIVING HIS TAXI CLEARANCE, THE PILOT REQUESTED AND RECEIVED TAKEOFF INSTRUCTIONS. GROUND WITNESSES STATED THAT AFTER THE AIRCRAFT TOOK OFF, IT CLIMBED TO APRX 100 TO 200 FT, THEN ROLLED LEFT, ENTERED A STEEP DIVE & CRASHED. ABOUT 5 SEC LATER, A POST-CRASH FIRE ERUPTED. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND. THE GUST LOCK PIN WAS FOUND NEAR THE CONTROL COLUMN. THE PIN WAS BENT & THE GUST LOCK PIN HOLE IN THE CONTROL COLUMN WAS ELONGATED AS THOUGH IT HAD BEEN FORCED REARWARD WITH THE PIN INSTALLED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X30085


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