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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38209
Last updated: 27 January 2021
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Date:25-DEC-1994
Time:13:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161
Owner/operator:Boca Airport
Registration: N5916V
C/n / msn: 28-7716216
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Missing, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Boca Raton, FL (BCT)
Destination airport:, FL (BCT)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT SIGNED THE PILOT AUTHORIZATION FORM TO RENT THE AIRPLANE ON DECEMBER 25, 1994, ABOUT 1325. BEFORE DEPARTURE BOTH WING FUEL TANKS WERE FILLED AT THE REQUEST OF THE MISSING PILOT. THE TIME OF DEPARTURE HAS NOT BEEN DETERMINED AND THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF CONTACT WITH ANY FAA ATC FACILITY. A WITNESS REPORTED SEEING A LOW WING AIRPLANE ABOUT 1800 LOCAL 300-500 FEET ABOVE GROUND LEVEL FLYING WESTBOUND. HE REPORTED THAT THE ENGINE WAS SPUTTERING WHEN THE AIRPLANE FLEW OVER HIS HOUSE. THE MISSING AIRPLANE DID NOT RETURN TO THE DEPARTURE AIRPORT. VMC CONDITIONS EXISTED IN THE AREA AT THE TIME OF DEPARTURE. THE AIRPLANE WAS FLOWN ON A FLIGHT BEFORE THE MISSING FLIGHT AND THE PILOT REPORTED THAT THE ENGINE AND AIRPLANE OPERATED NORMALLY. THE ONLY DISCREPANCY NOTED WAS THAT THE NO. 1 COMMUNICATION RADIO WAS INOPERATIVE. CAUSE: UNDETERMINED.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001206X02764


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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