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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39910
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Date:18-NOV-1993
Time:10:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161
Owner/operator:Caldwell Air Service
Registration: N43791
C/n / msn: 28-8516011
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Kinnelon, NJ -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Caldwell, NJ (CDW)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT WAS ON A LOCAL VFR FLIGHT WHEN ABOUT FORTY THREE MINUTES AFTER TAKEOFF, HE RADIOED CALDWELL/ESSEX COUNTY AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER AND REPORTED AN 'ENGINE FAILURE.' HE TRIED TO LAND AT A CLOSER AIRPORT (LINCOLN PARK), BUT IT WAS BEYOND THE GLIDE DISTANCE. WITNESS SAW THE AIRPLANE JUST BEFORE IT IMPACTED TREES AND ROCKS. A POST IMPACT FIRE CONSUMED THE FUSELAGE AND DAMAGED THE ENGINE. EXAMINATION OF HE AIRPLANE DID NOT DISCLOSE EVIDENCE OF PRE-IMPACT MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION. CAUSE: THE LOSS OF ENGINE POWER FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X13791


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]
05-Mar-2018 07:34 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Cn]

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