NTSB Identification: NYC79IA072
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of SUBURBAN AIRLI
Aircraft: SHORT BROS SD3-30, registration: N724SA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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5-0046   79/8/6    READING,PA          SHORT BROS SD3-30   CR-  0  0  3  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1716                    N724SA              PX-  0  0 17  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      40, 9878 TOTAL HOURS, 314
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG S-D        IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - READING MUNI
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          READING,PA                  PHILADELPHIA,PA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - TURBINE ASSEMBLY: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- ENGINE POWER TURBINE DISINTERGRATED DUE TO FATIGUE IN SUNGEAR COUPLING.

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