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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38238
Last updated: 14 November 2019
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Date:03-JAN-1983
Time:12:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161
Owner/operator:Peninsula Aviation
Registration: N2239M
C/n / msn: 287816259
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Avalon, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Torrence, CA (TOA)
Destination airport:Avalon, CA (AVX)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED DURING AN ATTEMPTED GO-AROUND AT CATALINA ISLAND. THE FRONT SEAT OCCUPANTS WERE FATALLY INJURED ANDTHE TWO REAR SEAT PASSENGERS RECEIVED SERIOUS INJURIES. THE PILOT HAD NOT HAD THE SPECIFIED THREE TAKEOFFS AND LANDINGS WITHIN THE PRECEDING 90 DAYS AS REQUIRED BY FAR 61.75(C). THE PILOT APPLIED POWER FOR GO-AROUND WHEN HE WAS OVER HALF WAY DOWN THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT HAD BEEN ADVISED TO USE RUNWAY 4 BY UNICOM BUT HE USED RUNWAY 22. THE WIND WAS FROM 040 DEGREES AT 11 KTS. THERE WAS NO INDICATION OF AN ENGINE MALFUNCTION DURING THE INVESTIGATION. THE FLAPS WERE FOUND POSITIONED IN THE FULL DOWN POSITION. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X42017


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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