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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 10130
Last updated: 19 May 2018
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Date:22-NOV-1981
Time:15:46
Type:Silhouette image of generic MU2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mitsubishi MU-2B-30
Owner/operator:Dick Sawyer International Inc
Registration: N109TW
C/n / msn: 543
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pacific Ocean about 75 km N of Pago Pago -   American Samoa
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Honolulu, Hawaii
Destination airport:Pago Pago, American Samoa
Narrative:
Pilot stated unable to transfer fuel from tip tanks to mains. Ditched in the Pacific Ocean north of Pago Pago due to fuel starvation, and sank.
Pilot Robert Stanley Shewry never found.
R.I.P.

Sources:

NTSB
AL 184


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
26-Sep-2011 01:41 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
20-Sep-2013 12:20 wf Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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