Piper PA 30, M-ALAN, 16 December 2009
Piper PA 30, M-ALAN
Approximately 38 nm south-east of Ronaldsway, at FL 080, the pilot identified a “runaway” (overspeed) of the right engine. She shut down the engine and commenced a diversion to Blackpool Airport. Six minutes into the diversion the left engine also lost power. Despite conducting relevant cockpit procedures the pilot was unable to restore power. Unable to maintain level flight, and having calculated that Blackpool was too far away, she ditched the aircraft and was picked up by a rescue boat from a nearby rig support vessel.
Piper PA 30, M-ALAN 10-10.pdf (504.79 kb)
Published: 10 December 2014
Date of occurrence: 16 December 2009