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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 35683
Last updated: 13 September 2019
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Date:08-JAN-1982
Time:18:18
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N207CB
C/n / msn: 287425372
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:New Philadelphi, OH -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Steubenville, OH (2G2)
Destination airport:New Philadelphi, OH (PHD)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH THE AIRCRAFT CONTACTED A TREE ABOUT 70 FEET HIGH AND 920 FEET FROM THE DISPLACED THRESHOLD TO RUNWAY 14. THE PILOT THEN ELECTED TO INITIATE A GO-AROUND AND CLIMBED STRAIGHT AHEAD. AFTER COMPLETING A 180 DEGREE TURN TO DOWNWIND THE ENGINE LOST POWER AND THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO MAKE A FORCED LANDING OFF THE AIRPORT. THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED A 40 FOOT TALL TREE NEAR BEAVER DAM CREEK AND CAME TO REST NEXT TO A LARGE OAK TREE. DURING REMOVAL OF THE LOWER ENGINE COWL THE GASCOLATOR(CUP) FELL TO THE GROUND. EXAMINATION OF THE HOLE IN THE COWLING NORMALLY USED FOR ACCESS TO THE GASCOLATOR SHOWED EVIDENCE OF BEING STRUCK BY ONE OR MORE TREE BRANCHES. THE WIND WAS GUSTING TO 24 KNOTS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X01881


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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