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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43079
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:08-JAN-2000
Time:14:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 23
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N2336Z
C/n / msn: M-39
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Macon, GA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:MAC
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
During climbout, the engine was heard sputtering. The airplane collided with 100-foot trees and subsequently the ground. Two young eyewitnesses located adjacent to the accident site, reported that approximately five seconds after the airplane collided with the ground, it burst into flames. The subsequent wreckage examination showed that the accessory section of the engine assembly had melted and was fire damaged. The airframe and engine examinations failed to disclose a mechanical malfunction or component failure. Weather conditions were favorable for the formation of carburetor ice.
Probable Cause: The loss of engine power for undetermined reasons. A factor was conditions favorable for the formation of carburetor ice.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001212X20329&key=1


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]
12-Dec-2017 18:17 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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