NTSB Identification: ANC82DA058
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Accident occurred Friday, July 09, 1982 in ELIM, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/09/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 310, registration: N7745Q
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, HE WAS AT VMC WHEN HE SAW THE RIGHT ENG FUEL FLOW NEEDLE SPLIT AWAY FROM THE LEFT FUEL FLOW NEEDLE & THE ACFT STARTED TO SWERVE RIGHT. THE TAKEOFF WAS ABORTED & THE ACFT RAN OFF THE END OF THE RWY. THE RWY WAS HEAVILY RUTTED & ACFT HAD TO USE THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY FOR ABOUT 3/4 OF ITS LENGTH. THE ENG CONTROL FRICTION WAS SET SUCH THAT THE THROTTLES MOVED WITH LITTLE EFFORT. THE PLT STATED HE USES LITTLE FRICTION ON THE ENG CONTROLS.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FIRE/RESCUE SERVICE..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

ABORTED TAKEOFF..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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