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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39531
Last updated: 22 December 2019
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Date:28-APR-1984
Time:15:07
Type:Silhouette image of generic AEST model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-60-601P
Owner/operator:G And J Leasing
Registration: N6079R
C/n / msn: 0735-8063359
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Cockeysville, MD -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lancaster, PA
Destination airport:Gainesville, FL
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
ON THE DAY OF DEPARTURE THE PLT HAD RECEIVED A 30 MIN FAMILIARIZATION FLT UPON COMPLETION OF THE SUPERSTAR CONVERSION. EMPHASIS WAS DIRECTED TO ENG GAGES, FUEL FLOW & COUNTER, & POWER SETTINGS. THE FLT WAS FLOWN AT 5,500 FT. THE PLT THEN OBTAINED A WX BRIEFING & FILED A FLT PLAN. ABOUT 15 MIN AFTER DEPARTURE, WHILE CLIMBING THRU FL 170, THE PLT RADIOED THAT HE HAD LOST BOTH ENGS. THE ACFT WAS SUBSEQUENTLY OBSERVED DESCENDING UNCONTROLLED OUT OF THE OVERCAST. AT ABOUT 1,000 FT AGL THE RIGHT AILERON SEPARATED. THE FUEL BOOST PUMPS WERE FOUND IN THE 'OFF' POSITION. THE AFM STATES THAT THEBOOST PUMPS SHOULD BE ON DURING CLIMB ABOVE 10,000 FT. THE PLT HAD BEEN ENROLLED IN AN AEROSTAR TRANSITION SCHOOL THE PREVIOUS MONTH DURING WHICH A 2-HR COMBINED DEMONSTRATION/FLT EVALUATION FLT WAS CONDUCTED. THE INSTRUCTOR PLT RECOMMENDED FURTHER MULTI-ENG TRAINING. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X39409

Safety recommendations:

Safety recommendation A-85-31 issued 6 May 1985 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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