NTSB Identification: CHI73AC065
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of SIERRA WEST AI
Aircraft: BEECH C-45H, registration: N9863Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0344  73/1/25    LOUISVILLE,KY       BEECH C-45H         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0150                    N9863Z              PX-  0  0  0  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      AGE 31, 3000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO S-D        305 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT -  STANDIFORD FIELD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CINCINNATI,OHIO             LOUISVILLE,KY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           FIRE OR EXPLOSION: IN FLIGHT                             IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - FUEL SYSTEM: LINES AND FITTINGS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LEAK/LEAKAGE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FIRE IN ENGINE
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
        REMARKS- T FITTING MADE OF ALUMINUM,SHOULD HAVE BEEN STEEL.PLT DID NOT TURN OFF BOOST PUMP OR MASTER SWITCH

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