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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 40253
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:18-JAN-1983
Time:12:54
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-32-300
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N5208S
C/n / msn: 32-40900
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Palm Springs, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:CA (PSP)
Destination airport:Guymas, MX (GUY)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT CRASHED DURING TAKEOFF AT THE END OF THE RUNWAY AFTER THE ENGINE LOST POWER. AFTER HE WAS CLEARED FOR TAKEOFF THE PILOT STARTED DOWN THE RUNWAY. AT THE RUNWAYS END ACCORDING TO A SURVIVING PASSENGER THE PILOT SAID WE ARE IN TROUBLE. HE CALLED THE TOWER TO SAY HE WAS HAVING A PROBLEM AND THEN DECLARED AN EMERGENCY. HE WAS CLEARED TO LAND ON RUNWAY OR TAXI STRIP. WITNESSES LOCATED ON THE GROUND INCLUDING THE SURVIVING WITNESS REPORTED THAT IT APPEARED THE AIRCRAFT STALLED DURING A RIGHT TURN BACK TO THE AIRPORT. POST CRASH INSPECTION DID NOT REVEAL ANY MALFUNCTION OF THE ENGINE OR ANY OF ITS ASSOCIATED COMPONENTS. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X42019


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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