Accident Cessna TP337G Pressurized Skymaster N4445P, Wednesday 22 August 1984
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Date:Wednesday 22 August 1984
Time:15:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic P337 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna TP337G Pressurized Skymaster
Owner/operator:Ron Kaye
Registration: N4445P
MSN: P3370007
Total airframe hrs:640 hours
Engine model:CONTINENTAL TSIO-360-C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:Paradise, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Sacramento, CA (SMF)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
WITNESSES OBSERVED THE ACFT TOUCHDOWN THEN HEARD A POWER APPLICATION AND WATCHED THE ACFT DEPART IN A NOSE HIGH ATTITUDE. THE LEFT WING OF THE ACFT STRUCK AN APRX 70 FT TALL TREE ABOUT 600 FT FROM THE END OF THE RWY AND 200 FT LEFT OF THE RWY EXTENDED CENTERLINE. POST CRASH FIRE CONSUMED THE WRECKAGE. THE REAR PROPELLER WAS FEATHERED BUT DISASSEMBLY OF THE IMPACT AND FIRE DAMAGED ENG REVEALED NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION. GROUND IMPACT OCCURRED APRX 1/4 OF A MILE FROM THE NORTH END OF THE RWY. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X40744

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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