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NTSB Identification: DEN71DXD01
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BEECH B35, registration: N8897A
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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2802   70/7/1    BASALT,COLO         BEECH B35           CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 42, 595
        TIME - 1210                    N8897A              PX-  0  0  3  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 70 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          COLO.SPRINGS,COLO           GRAND JUNCTION,COLO
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: DESCENDING
           COLLIDED WITH: FENCE,FENCEPOSTS                          LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - FUEL SYSTEM: PUMPS
           MISCELLANEOUS - FOREIGN MATERIAL AFFECTING NORMAL OPERATIONS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - PRESSURE TOO LOW
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL STARVATION
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- FUEL PUMP LINER ERRODED. ALUMINUM PARTICLES FOUND IN RELIEF VALVE AREA.LND UNDER PWR LINES.
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