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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36390
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Date:04-JAN-1988
Time:23:03
Type:Silhouette image of generic C210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna T210N
Owner/operator:Promptair
Registration: N4746C
C/n / msn: 21063610
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Bedford Park, IL -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Moline, IL (MLI)
Destination airport:Chicago, IL (MDW)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DRG AN ARRIVAL TO CHICAGO MIDWAY airport ON A COLD NIGHT, THE PLT RPRTD HE WAS HAVING TROUBLE WITH A STICKY THROTTLE. SUBSEQUENTLY, HE MADE AN EMERGENCY TRANSMISSION & SAID HE WAS 'GOING IN.' WITNESSES SAW THE ACFT IN A DESCENT BEFORE IT CRASHED. ONE WITNESS SAID THE ACFT WAS AT ABOUT 200' AGL WHEN IT PASSED OVER HIS POSITION & THAT HE COULD NOT HEAR ANY ENG NOISE. ANOTHER WITNESS SAID THE ACFT CAME IN AS IF TO LAND. SUBSEQUENTLY, IT CRASHED INTO A WAREHOUSE WHILE IN A WINGS LEVEL ATTITUDE. A TEARDOWN OF THE ENG WAS MADE, BUT NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND. A PLT, WHO FLEW THE ACFT ON THE MORNING OF THE ACDNT RPRTD THAT THE THROTTLE SEEMED TO BE STUCK WHEN HE 1ST STARTED THE ENG, BUT ONCE THE ENG WAS WARM, THE THROTTLE FUNCTIONED NORMALLY. HE THEN MADE AN UNEVENTFUL flight. TEMP AT THE TIME OF THE ACDNT WAS RPRTD TO BE MINUS 8 DEG FAHRENHEIT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X24859


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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