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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37453
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Date:11-AUG-1984
Time:15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-161
Owner/operator:R & D Enterprises
Registration: N3233Q
MSN: 28-7716144
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Reed, OK -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Sayre, OK (OK23)
Destination airport:Cleburne, TX (F18)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
ARPT MANAGER REPORTED PREFLIGHT DISCUSSION WITH PLT CONCERNING WEATHER TO SOUTH (INTENDED DIRECTION OF FLIGHT) BUT PLT STATED HE DIDN'T THINK THERE WOULD BE ANY TROUBLE. MGR OBSERVED ACFT TAKEOFF AND DISAPPEAR INTO CLOUDS TO THE SOUTH. WITNESSES REPORTED HEARING SOUNDS OF ACFT ENGINE 'REVVING UP REAL HIGH' THEN CEASING. EYEWITNESS OBSERVED ACFT APPEAR BELOW CLOUD BASE WITH PIECES COMING OFF. WITNESSES STATED IT WAS RAINING HARD WITH THUNDER. INVESTIGATION SHOWED LEFT AND RIGHT WINGS AND STABILATOR HALVES FAILED IN ASSYMETRICAL OVERLOAD (ROLLING PULLOUT). CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X40701


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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