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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 78953
Last updated: 9 February 2020
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Date:29-OCT-2010
Time:16:11
Type:Silhouette image of generic P46T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian
Owner/operator:Sitton Enterprises LLC
Registration: N234PM
C/n / msn: 4697200
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:El Sauz Ranch, Port Mansfiled, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Fort Mansfield, TX (T05)
Destination airport:Sinton, TX (T69)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot reported that shortly after takeoff the engine lost power momentarily, just before losing power completely. The pilot performed an emergency landing in a nearby field. The airplane sustained substantial damage during the forced landing. The airframe, engine, and engine accessories were examined. Fuel was noted at the engine, and no anomalies were revealed that would have contributed to the accident. The cause of the loss of power could not be determined.
Probable Cause: The total loss of engine power for undetermined reasons because examination of the airframe and engine did not reveal any anomalies that would have contributed to the loss of engine power.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20101030X52655&key=1
http://www.krgv.com/news/local/story/Airplane-Clips-Pole-Crashes-After-Takeoff/hJwLxIJBJE-3LWoSFBla6Q.cspx
http://valleycentral.com/news/story.aspx?id=533677
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N234PM/history/20101027/2000Z/KFTW/T05


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Oct-2010 02:52 slowkid Added
31-Oct-2010 12:03 bizjets101 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
06-May-2012 04:05 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
26-Nov-2017 18:35 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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