Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Aviation Accident

Quick Launch

NTSB Identification: CHI80FEE17
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SIKORSKY S-58, registration: N4388S
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
3-0315   80/3/2    CHICAGO,IL          SIKORSKY S-58       CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 0750                    N4388S              PX-  0  0  0  BUSINESS                  55, 13811 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            6100 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          HINSDALE,IL                 HINSDALE,IL                  CHICAGO,IL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: VERTICAL
           ROLL OVER                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - FUEL SYSTEM: CARBURETOR
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO USE OR INCORRECTLY USED MISC.EQUIPMENT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LOAD NOT JETTISONED
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- CARB DIAPHRAGM,P/N 399303,SPLIT RESULTING IN EXTREMELY RICH FUEL FLOW.
Full narrative is not available