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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36703
Last updated: 19 February 2020
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Date:27-MAR-1987
Time:18:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft V35TC Bonanza
Owner/operator:Stan The Tire Man
Registration: N2820S
C/n / msn: D-8432
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mount Vernon, IL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:(MVN)
Destination airport:(MVN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT WAS ON A TEST FLT AFTER A TOP-OVERHAUL HAD JUST BEEN COMPLETED. MECHANICS RPRTD THAT BEFORE THE FLT, THE ENG HAD BEEN PROPERLY RIGGED & OPERATED NORMALLY DRG RUN-UP. DRG INITIAL CLIMB AFTER TAKEOFF, WITNESSES SAID THE ENG LOST POWER. THE PLT INITIATED A STEEP (70-75 DEGREE BANKED) TURN BACK TOWARD THE ARP. DRG THE TURN, THE NOSE DROPPED & THE ACFT IMPACTED THE GROUND IN A LEFT WING LOW, NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. THE ACFT WAS EXTENSIVELY DAMAGED BY IMPACT & GROUND FIRE. A TEARDOWN OF THE ENG REVEALED INTERNAL ENGINE MECHANICAL CONTINUITY, EVIDENCE OF OIL PUMP OPERATION, AND NORMAL LUBRICATION. THE DUAL MAG HAD EXTENSIVE FIRE DMG. THE FUEL PUMP WAS CHARRED; INVESTIGATORS WERE UNABLE TO ROTATE DRIVESHAFT. TEARDOWN DID NOT CONFIRM REASON FOR POWER LOSS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X30397


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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