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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36739
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Date:06-APR-1991
Time:08:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic C195 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 195
Owner/operator:Earl Thomas Hull
Registration: N1504D
MSN: 7726
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:California, MD -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:(2W6)
Destination airport:Lakeland, FL (LAL)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WITNESSES REPORTED THE ENGINE WAS OPERATING ERRATICALLY AS THE PILOT WAS TAXIING FOR TAKEOFF. THE ENGINE CONTINUED TO OPERATE ERRATICALLY DURING THE TAKEOFF RUN AND LIFT OFF OCCURRED ABOUT HALFWAY DOWN THE RUNWAY. ACCORDING TO WITNESSES THE AIRPLANE CLIMBED SLOWLY AND STRUCK TREES ABOUT 2000 FEET BEYOND THE RUNWAY. THE AIRPLANE DESCENDED AND IMPACTED THE GROUND. THE AIRPLANE WAS BURNED FROM IMPACT RELATED FIRE. THE EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINE DID NOT DISCLOSE EVIDENCE OF MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION. CAUSE: THE LOSS OF POWER FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001212X16733


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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