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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137028
Last updated: 21 February 2018
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Date:09-APR-1979
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MU2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mitsubishi MU-2B-10
Owner/operator:International Business Aircraft Inc
Registration: N251M
C/n / msn: 013
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gardner Municipal Airport, 1 mile W of Gardner, Kansas -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Allen County Airport, Iola, Kansas (K88)
Destination airport:Kansas City International Airport, Kansas City, Missouri (MCI/KMCI)
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) April 9 1979 when force landed at Gardner Municipal Airport, 1 mile West of Gardner, Kansas whilst en route between Allen County Airport, Iola, Kansas, and Kansas City International Airport, Kansas City, Missouri. None of the three persons on board (crew of two plus one passenger) were injured

According to the official NTSB report into the accident: "Fuel contamination; forced landing after complete engine failure/flame out in both engines. Fuel truck contaminated with water (in the fuel)"

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: MKC79FCG38
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=251M


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jun-2011 08:14 harro Added
10-Mar-2016 01:42 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Mar-2016 01:42 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]
07-Dec-2016 17:47 wf Updated [Aircraft type]

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