Monday, November 11, 2019

Piper Aerostar 601P Machen Conversion, N449JG: Accident occurred May 30, 2019 in Crescent Valley, Eureka County, Nevada

HOURS estimated from logbooks or other information - not guaranteed or warranted.

AIRCRAFT:  1979 Piper Aerostar 601P (Machen Conversion) N449JG , sn: 61P-0656-7963304

Approx Airframe Hobbs:  2980.2
Last Annual 12/03/18 @ 2972.2 Hobbs. 
Log entry indicates all new engine hoses, two new turbos, two new heavy alternators, all AD's and checks done.  
ADSB in and out. 
LED light conversion. 
No fuel leaks.  
All new big brakes and rotors.

ENGINE: Lycoming IO-540-S1A5

Left SN: L13597-48A.  
Installed 08/11/2003 after overhaul @ 2088.1 Hobbs, 6.2 TSMOH

Right SN:  L19353-48A.  
Installed 08/11/2003 after overhaul @ 2088.1 Hobbs, 6.2 TSMOH (Engine failed)

PROPELLER:  Hartzell HC-C3YR-2

Left SN:  CK4905B.  
Installed 02/13/15 after OH @ 2812.0 Hobbs

Right SN: CK4935B.  
Installed 02/13/15 after OH @ 2812.0 Hobbs

Prior to CTL determination, Prop and Gov were inspected by Ameritech Industries on 7/2/19.
EQUIPMENT:  The equipment includes but may not be limited to the following items that were removed for safekeeping:

(2) Aspen EFD 1000, SN: 13069 & 14290

(2) Garmin GTN 650, SN: 1Z8012542 & 1Z8012374

(1) Garmin GTX 345 SN: 3EG00838

(1) EDM 760/790 SN: 07525

(1) PMA 8000G, SN: AG01006

On 05/30/19, N449JG sustained a right engine failure while in flight that was determined to have been caused by the crankcase through bolts coming loose and allowing vibration of the engine while in flight. Pilot made an emergency landing in Crescent Valley, Nevada, on a rutted terrain.

Aircraft has not been formally inspected but may have sustained landing gear damage.

Aircraft was trailered (without disassembly) to a local secured storage yard and is currently tarped outside.  

Right engine is disassembled at Ly-Con. 

Left engine is intact.

Airframe & Left Engine located at Barton’s Painting and Blasting, Crescent Valley Nevada.

Prop located at Aviation Classics, Ltd, Reno, Nevada

Right Engine located at Ly-Con, Visalia California

Salvage is as is/where is. 

The posting information is the best to our knowledge. 

An inspection of the salvage is highly recommended. 

Logs not guaranteed to be accurate or complete.

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