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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39928
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:13-JAN-1985
Time:16:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140D
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N679FL
C/n / msn: 28-7125610
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Kent, WA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:(S36)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT CONTACTED TREES AND THE TERRAIN APRX 1/2 MILE SOUTH OF THE airport SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF. WITNESSES STATED THE ENG WAS RUNNING ROUGH AND BLACK SMOKE WAS TRAILING FROM THE EXHAUST DURING THE TAKEOFF. EXAMINATION OF THE ENG REVEALED THE SPARK PLUGS WERE DARK AND SOOTY. NO MECHANICAL FAILURE/MALFUNCTION WAS DISCLOSED. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X35606


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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