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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42057
Last updated: 29 May 2020
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Date:28-JUL-1985
Time:20:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172G
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N4202L
C/n / msn: 17254271
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Plain City, OH -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PLT HAD JUST TAKEN OFF FROM HIS PVT STRIP FOR THE FOURTH FLT OF THE DAY WHEN WITNESSES HEARD THE Engine quit. THE ACFT HAD BEEN FLOWN 3.4 HRS SINCE THE LAST REFUELING. THE ACFT WAS BEING OPERATED ON A MIXTURE OF AVGAS AND AUTOMOTIVE FUEL WITH NO STC. THE ACFT WAS TURNING BACK TOWARD THE STRIP WHEN IT STALLED AND IMPACTED THE TERRAIN IN A NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION FAILED TO REVEAL ANY MECHANICAL FAILURE/MALFUNCTION WHICH WOULD HAVE RESULTED IN THE LOSS OF PWR. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X37014


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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