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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39911
Last updated: 21 February 2021
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Date:30-JUL-1984
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:Mcfillen Air Charter Inc
Registration: N4314D
C/n / msn: 288316104
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Lake Charles, LA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Lake Charles, LA (4RO)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AT APRX 250 FT AG., ACCORDING TO WITNESSES, ENG SOUNDS INDICATED THAT POWER WAS REDUCED TO IDLE. THE ACFT ROLLED INTO A STEEP LEFT DESCENDING TURN FOLLOWED BY THE APPLICATION OF POWER JUST PRIOR TO IMPACT. THE CFI WAS KNOWN TO HAVE GIVEN OTHER STUDENTS SIMULATED ENG FAILURES SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF. AN OPEN FIELD IS ADJACENT TO THE airport ON THE RWY EXTENDED CENTERLINE. DISASSEMBLY OF THE ENG REVEALED NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS WHICH WOULD HAVE CAUSED AN INTERRUPTION OF POWER. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X40309


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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