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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38406
Last updated: 22 April 2019
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Date:12-MAR-1983
Time:11:36
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-34-200
Owner/operator:Lou White Aircraft
Registration: N43480
C/n / msn: 34-7450191
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Kingston, OK -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Dallas, TX (ADD)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT ROLLED RIGHT AFTER A PREMATURE LIFTOFF DUE TO A DIP IN THE RWY. THE ACFT CONTINUED TO ROLL RIGHT UNTIL IT IMPACTED A 6 DEGREE SLOPE IN A 100 DEGREE NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE RIGHT ENGINE HAD SUFFERED A POWER LOSS DUE TO A BLOCKAGE OF AN INTERNAL MUFFLER DIFFUSER. THIS ENGINE HAD A HISTORY OF MALFUNCTIONS, HARD STARTING, LOSS OF POWER ON TAKEOFF, ACFT YAWING IN FLT TO THE RIGHT & RUNNING TOO LEAN WITH HIGH CYLINDER HEAD TEMPERATURES. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X42419

Safety recommendations:

Safety recommendation A-83-31 issued 5 April 1983 by NTSB to FAA
Safety recommendation A-83-32 issued 5 April 1983 by NTSB to FAA


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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