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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37272
Last updated: 14 May 2021
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Date:02-JUN-1985
Time:23:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140
Owner/operator:George Massie/Sammy Bereznak
Registration: N8704N
MSN: 28-25525
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Kennesaw, GA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Ashland, KY (I28)
Destination airport:Atlanta, GA (FTY)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
PRIOR TO TAKEOFF THE PLT AND HIS BROTHER-IN-LAW ADDED 20 GALLONS OF AUTOMOTIVE FUEL TO THE ACFT FUEL TANKS. THE LEVEL OF THE FUEL, ACCORDING TO THE BROTHER-IN-LAW, WAS BELOW THE FILLER NECK TABS. AFTER ABOUT THREE HRS OF FLT THE PLT RADIOED A MAYDAY AND STATED THAT HE WAS OUT OF FUEL. THE ACFT STRUCK TREES LESS THAN TWO MILES FROM MCCOLLUM ARPT. NO FUEL WAS FOUND IN THE ACFT TANKS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X36653


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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