NTSB Identification: IAD80FA006
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of EXECUTIVE AIR
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23, registration: N62727

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3019  79/10/29   HARLAN,KY           PIPER PA-23         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 34, 1995
        TIME - 1315                    N62727              PX-  0  0  4  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 252 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - TUCKER-GUTHRIE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          CHARLESTON,WV               HARLAN,KY                    ROANOKE,VA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            LANDING: TRAFFIC PATTERN-CIRCLING
           OVERSHOOT                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - FUEL SYSTEM: RAM AIR ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OBSTRUCTED
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISUSED OR FAILED TO USE FLAPS
           TERRAIN - WET,SOFT GROUND
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - NOT ALIGNED WITH RUNWAY/INTENDED LANDING AREA
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - RAN OFF END OF RUNWAY
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
        REMARKS- ALT AIR DOOR LOOSE IN AIRBOX.T/D FAST,FLAPS UP,ON WET GRASS ADJ TO RWY.DROPPED OVR CLIFF WEST END.

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