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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35175
Last updated: 10 February 2021
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Date:27-JAN-1986
Time:07:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic C402 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 401
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N988JM
C/n / msn: 401-0305
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:S. Lake Tahoe, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:S. Lake Tahoe, CA (TVL)
Destination airport:St. George, UT (SGU)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
ACFT TOOK OFF IN CLEAR WX BUT BELOW-FREEZING TEMPS WITH HEAVY FROST ON ACFT SURFACES. NO PREFLIGHT, RUN-UP OR WARM-UP PERFORMED. ON INITIAL CLIMB, LEFT ENG POWER LOSS OCCURRED FOR UNDET REASON, BUT PROBABLY ASSOCIATED WITH TEMP/COLD ENG OPERATION. PLT TURNED INTO DEAD ENGINE IN APPARENT COURSE REVERSAL, FAILED TO FEATHER PROPELLER AND LOWERED LNDG GEAR DURING TURN. ACFT STALLED, ROLLED INVERTED AND CRASHED INTO RESIDENTIAL AREA. ENGINE TEARDOWN REVEALED NO MECHNICAL DEFECTS. POST-MORTEM AND TOX TESTS REVEALED NO PHYSIOLOGICAL IMPAIRMENT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20010110X00261


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