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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36549
Last updated: 18 May 2021
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Date:04-NOV-1994
Time:11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N3198Q
MSN: 28-7725219
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Honolulu, HI -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:HI (HNL)
Destination airport:Kauai, HI (LIH)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PIPER PA-28-140, AIRCRAFT OWNER/PILOTS WERE DEPARTING FOR THE ISLAND OF KAUAI TO PERFORM SOME MASONRY WORK. THE ACCIDENT SITE WAS LOCATED ABOUT 1/2-MILE FROM THE RUNWAY END. THE AIRPLANE WAS LOADED WITH MASONRY TOOLS, TILES, CLOTHES, A LIFE RAFT AND A LARGE ICE CHEST. THE BAGGAGE/CARGO THAT HAD NOT BEEN CONSUMED IN THE POSTCRASH FIRE WAS WEIGHED. THE AIRPLANE WAS OVER MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE GROSS WEIGHT BY ABOUT 241 POUNDS. THE REAR SEAT HAD BEEN REMOVED AND ITS WEIGHT SUBTRACTED FROM THE LOAD WHICH WAS NOT SECURED. WITNESSES SAW THE AIRPLANE FLYING LOW AND SLOW WITH A NOSE-HIGH ATTITUDE. CAUSE: Improper loading of the airplane. Contributing to the accident was the pilot's failure to maintain minimum control airspeed.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001206X02609


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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