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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37869
Last updated: 19 November 2019
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Date:21-DEC-1983
Time:18:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20F
Owner/operator:Paul Raymond Floyd
Registration: N7165V
C/n / msn: 22-0074
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Accident
Location:Ada, OK -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Chickasha, OK (CHK)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ENG LOST POWER SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF & THE ACFT STALLED WHILE IN A SLIGHT LEFT TURN. EXAMINATION REVEALED THAT THE LEFT WING FUEL SUMP DRAIN CONTAINED FROZEN WATER IN THE DRAIN PORTS. THE FUEL INJECTOR SCREEN, AFTER THAWING OUT, CONTAINED FROZEN WATER CONTAMINANTS. RUSTY WATER WAS FOUND IN THE FUEL INJECTOR. THE ACFT WAS LAST FUELED ON 12/10/83. THE ACFT WAS KEPT IN AN UNHEATED HANGAR. THE TEMPERATURE IN THE ADA AREA HAD BEEN IN THE AREA OF 10 DEG FOR SEVERAL DAYS PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X45289


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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