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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34808
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Date:20-MAY-1984
Time:15:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft G35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N4239D
C/n / msn: D-4452
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Tulsa, OK -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Tulsa, OK (TUL)
Destination airport:Tulsa, OK (TUL)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
A WITNESS STATED IT APPEARED AS THOUGH THE PLT WAS ATTEMPTING TO PERFORM A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON A HIGHWAY. AS THE ACFT REACHED THE HIGHWAY, THE WITNESS HEARD THE ENGINE ACCELERATE TO 'FULL POWER' AND SAW THE ACFT PULL UP. THE ACFT CONTACTED THE TOP STATIC WIRE OF A 125 FT HIGH POWER LINE LOCATED APRX 100 YARDS WEST OF THE HIGHWAY. THE ACFT TUMBLED AND IMPACTED IN AN OPEN FIELD 588 FT FROM THE POINT OF WIRE IMPACT. NO MECHANICAL FAILURES/MALFUNCTIONS WERE FOUND DURING THE INVESTIGATION. AUTOPSY REVEALED EVIDENCE THAT THE PLT HAD SUFFERED A SUBENDOCARDIAL MYOCARDICAL INFRACTION SOME TIME BEFORE THE ACCIDENT. IT ALSO REVEALED SEVERE CARDIOVASCULAR AND CORONARY DISEASE WITH VESSEL WALL OCCLUSION OF UP TO 90%. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X39571


Revision history:

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