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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38389
Last updated: 28 June 2019
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Date:31-JAN-1992
Time:16:06 EST
Type:Silhouette image of generic PAY2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31T Cheyenne II
Owner/operator:Thomas J. Testa
Registration: N6038A
C/n / msn: 31T-7820072
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Swanton, Ohio, 2 miles SSW of Toledo Express Airport -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Toledo Express Airport, Toledo, Ohio (TOL/KTOL)
Destination airport:Washington County Airport, Washington, PA (AFJ/KAFJ)
Narrative:
Shortly after take-off from Toledo, the aircraft's radar target disappeared. It was subsequently found to have crashed in woods about two miles SSW of the departure end of the runway. Impact occurred in an steep, nose down, left wing low attitude. All three persons on board (pilot and two passengers) were killed.

No physical incapacitation of the pilot was determined. No contributory mechanical malfunctions of the aircraft were discovered. The accident happened in daylight but in IMC with light snow and fog. The NTSB was unable to determine the cause

Registration N6038A cancelled by the FAA on May 28, 1992

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: CHI92FA084 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001211X13957
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=6038A
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1992/archives/crash-of-a-piper-pa-31-cheyenne-in-toledo-3-killed/]
4. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/oh/N6038A/
5. https://www.ntsb.gov/safety/safety-recs/recletters/A93_110_113.pdf
6. https://app.ntsb.gov/pdfgenerator/ReportGeneratorFile.ashx?EventID=20001211X13957&AKey=1&RType=Summary&IType=FA


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]
04-Aug-2017 15:10 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
11-Sep-2017 18:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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