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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39873
Last updated: 15 February 2021
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Date:27-JUN-1984
Time:20:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-180
Owner/operator:Las Americas Aviation Center
Registration: N4342T
C/n / msn: 28-7105226
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Lincoln Park, NJ -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lincoln Park, NJ
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF. A FOLLOWING ACFT PLT SAID THE ACFT WAS SLOW AND LONG ON TAKEOFFROLL AND STAYED LOW AFTER TAKEOFF. THE ACFT MADE A 90 DEGREE RIGHT TURN AND THEN A 270 DEGREE LEFT TURN AND WAS ABOUT LINED UP TO LAND DOWNWIND WHEN IT DRIFTED OFF TO THE RIGHT AND WENT DOWN. POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED NO MALFUNCTIONS OF THE ENGINE. WEATHER CONDITIONS WERE CONDUCIVE TO CARBURETOR ICING AND THIS ACFT HAD JUST HAD A LONG GROUND TAXI AND HOLD FOR TAKEOFF. WITNESSES HEARD THE ENGINE 'SPUTTERING' AND CUTTING IN AND OUT BEFORE THE CRASH. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X40086


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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