Aircraft Incident/Accident Report
Brunswick, Nas Airport

Brunswick, Maine 04011
Thursday, August 2, 1984 14:20 EDT

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NTSB Narrative Summary Released at Completion of Accident
THE ACFT ENG FAILED WITHOUT WARNING AT AN ALT OF 2500 FT MSL. DURING THE FORCED LANDING AT NAS BRUNSWICK, THE PLT EXECUTED NORMAL EMERGENCY PROCEDURES BUT WAS NOT SUCCESSFUL IN AIR-STARTING THE ACFT. HE STATED THAT AFTER HAVING THE 'ABANDONED FIELD MADE' HE SAW HIGH VOLTAGE WIRES & STALLED THE ACFT TO AVOID THE WIRES. THE ACFT LANDED ON PAINT BARRELS AT THE OUTER PERIMETER OF THE ARPT PROPERTY. EXTENSIVE EXAMINATION OF THE FUEL STSYEM & OTHER ENG COMPONENTS FAILED TO REVEAL ANY REASON FOR THE ENG FAILURE/MALFUNCTION.
NTSB Probable Cause Narrative
Not Yet Reported
Event Information
Type of EventAccident 
Event Date8/2/1984 
Event Day of the WeekThursday 
Time of Event1420 
Event Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time 
Event CityBRUNSWICK  
Event StateMAINE 
Event Country-- 
Zipcode of the event site04011  
Event Date Year1984 
Event Date Month
MidAir Collision IndicatorNo 
On Ground Collision occurred ?No 
Event Location Latitude  
Event Location Longitude  
Event Location AirportBRUNSWICK, NAS  
Event Location Nearest Airport IDNHZ  
Indicates whether the acc/inc occurred off or on an airportOn Airport 
Distance from airport in statute miles
Degrees magnetic from airport
Airport Elevation-- 
Weather Briefing CompletenessUnknown 
Investigator's weather sourcePilot 
Time of the weather observation0  
Direction of event from weather observation facility (degrees)
Weather Observation Facility ID  
Elevation of weather observation facility
Distance of event from weather observation facility (units?)
Time Zone of the weather observation  
Lighting ConditionsDay 
Lowest Ceiling Height
Lowest Non-Ceiling Height
Sky/Lowest/Cloud ConditionsClear 
Sky Condition for Lowest CeilingNone 
Visibility Runway Visual Range (Feet)
Visibility Runway Visual Value (Statute Miles)
Visibility (Statute Miles) 15 
Air Temperature at event time (in degrees celsius)28 
Dew Point at event time (in degress fahrenheit)-18 
Wind Direction (degrees magnetic)
Variable Wind IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Speed (knots)
Wind Velocity Indicator Calm 
Wind Gust IndicatorNot Gusting 
Wind Gust (knots)
Altimeter Setting at event time (in. Hg) -- 
Density Altitude (feet)-- 
Intensity of PrecipitationUnknown 
METAR weather report -- 
Event Highest InjuryMinor 
On Ground, Fatal Injuries
On Ground, Minor Injuries
On Ground, Serious Injuries
Injury Total Fatal-- 
Injury Total Minor
Injury Total None
Injury Total Serious-- 
Injury Total All
Investigating AgencyFAA 
NTSB Docket Number (internal use)3242 
NTSB Notification Source-- 
NTSB Notification Date-- 
NTSB Notification Time
Fiche Number and/or location -used to find docket information27406 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 9:15AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Basic weather conditionsVisual Meteorological Cond 
FAA District Office-- 
Aircraft Involved
Aircraft #1
Aircraft Registration NumberN3474W 
NTSB NumberNYC84FNC07  
Missing Aircraft Indicator
Federal Aviation Reg. PartPart 135: Air Taxi & Commuter 
Type of Flight Plan filedVFR 
Flight plan Was Activated?-- 
DamageSubstantial 
Aircraft FireNone 
Aircraft ExplosionNone 
Aircraft Manufacturer's Full NamePIPER  
Aircraft ModelPA-32-260  
Aircraft Series IdentifierPA-32-260  
Aircraft Serial Number32-348  
Certified Max Gross Weight3400 
Aircraft CategoryAirplane 
Aircraft Registration ClassU.S. Registered/U.S. Soil 
Aircraft is a homebuilt?No 
Flight Crew Seats-- 
Cabin Crew Seats-- 
Passenger Seats-- 
Total number of seats on the aircraft
Number of Engines
Fixed gear or retractable gearFixed 
Aircraft, Type of Last InspectionAnnual 
Date of Last Inspection-- 
Airframe hours since last inspection-- 
Airframe Hours3477 
ELT InstalledYes 
ELT ActivatedYes 
ELT Aided Location of Event SiteNo 
ELT Type-- 
Aircraft Owner NameAMERICAN AIR CHARTER  
Aircraft Owner Street AddressBANGOR INT'L AIRPORT  
Aircraft Owner CityBANGOR  
Aircraft Owner StateME 
Aircraft Owner Country  
Aircraft Owner Zipcode04401  
Operator is an individual?-- 
Operator NameBANGOR INT'L AIRLINES  
Operator Same as Owner?No 
Operator Is Doing Business As-- 
Operator Address Same as Owner?Yes 
Operator Street Address  
Operator City  
Operator State  
Operator Country  
Operator Zip code  
Operator Code  
Owner has at least one certificateYes - certificate holder 
Other Operator of large aircraft?No 
Certified for Part 133 or 137 OperationUnknown 
Operator Certificate Number-- 
Indicates whether an air carrier operation was scheduled or notNon-scheduled 
Indicates Domestic or International FlightDomestic 
Operator carrying Pax/Cargo/MailPassenger Only 
Type of Flying (Per_Bus / Primary)Unknown 
Second Pilot on BoardNo 
Departure Point Same as EventNo 
Departure Airport CodePWM  
Departure CityPORTLAND  
Departure StateME 
Departure Country  
Departure Time
Departure Time Zone  
Destination Same as Local Flt-- 
Destination Airport CodeBGR  
Destination CityBANGOR  
Destination StateME 
Destination Country  
Specific Phase of FlightLanding 
Report sent to ICAO?-- 
Evacuation occurred-- 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 10:36AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Since inspection or accident-- 
Event Location Runway Number and Location0  
Runway Length-- 
Runway Width-- 
Sight Seeing flightNo 
Air Medical FlightNo 
Medical Flight--