NTSB Identification: FTW79FA030
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of AIR CENTRAL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-31, registration: N27604

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3978  78/12/20   DALLAS,TX           PIPER PA-31         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0711                    N27604              PX-  0  4  2  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      AGE 44, 5310 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG S-D        429 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - DALLAS LOVE FIELD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          DALLAS,TX                   OKLAHOMA CITY OK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           COLLIDED WITH: RESIDENCE(S)                              LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: IMPROPERLY SERVICED AIRCRAFT (GROUND CREW)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL GRADE-IMPROPER
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - OPERATIONAL SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL: DEFICIENCY,COMPANY MAINTAINED EQPMT,SERVICES,REGULATION
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- 100LL FUEL TRUCK W JET A USED TO REFUEL ACFT.FUEL FARM TANK VENT COVERS IMPROPERLY MARKED.

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