Loretta Fuddy’s brother suing Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. and Makani Kai Air Charters, Fuddy died of irregular heartbeat after water landing?, Will Pratt & Whitney defense allege tainted fuel?, Water in tank?
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Loretta Fuddy?”…Citizen Wells
“Was Loretta Fuddy’s plane fueled or fuel tainted in Molokai?”…Citizen Wells
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From the Honolulu Star Advertiser June 9, 2014.
“Loretta Fuddy’s brother sues over fatal crash”
“An engine manufacturer in Canada is to blame for a small plane’s ocean landing and the death of Hawaii’s former health director, her brother said in a lawsuit filed Monday.
Lewis Fuddy Jr. is suing Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. and Makani Kai Air Charters over the Dec. 11 crash-landing. His 65-year-old sister Loretta Fuddy was a passenger on the flight and died of an irregular heartbeat, police said, that was triggered when the plane lost power and crash-landed off the Hawaiian island of Molokai in December.
The pilot and seven other passengers on the Makani Kai Air flight survived without major injuries.
Pratt & Whitney knew about a tendency of turbine blades to stretch when heated, which causes the engine to lose power, the lawsuit says. “This created an unreasonable risk that the turbine blades would come into contact with the engine shroud and cause the engine to seize,” the lawsuit says.
A spokeswoman for Pratt & Whitney said she would refer The Associated Press’ request for comment to the appropriate company officials. Makani Kai owner Richard Schuman said he wasn’t aware of the lawsuit.
Schuman has said previously that he has no idea why the engine failed. The plane had no previous problems, he said.
The National Transportation Safety Board has yet to release its full report on the crash, with probable cause and recommendations. A preliminary NTSB report largely confirmed previous accounts by passengers and the plane’s pilot that they heard a loud bang, then the plane lost power. Pilot Clyde Kawasaki glided the single-engine Cessna into the water.”
Will the Will Pratt & Whitney defense team allege tainted fuel?
Water in the fuel tank?
It has happened before.
From Citizen Wells January 14, 2014.
“The easiest way to sabotage the Cessna 208B Grand Caravan that Loretta Fuddy was traveling in or any other plane is to taint the fuel. Intentially or unintentially.
It has happened before.
This can cause a crash without tampering with the engine.
Consider the following case from 1985.
“A single-engine plane whose crash killed the pilot and 16 skydivers carried contaminated fuel and may have been overloaded, the federal aviation investigators said Monday.
A black discoloration was found in the right fuel tank of the Cessna 208 Caravan, said Jim Burnett, chairman of the National Transportation safety Board. Investigators did not know what had contaminated the fuel, or its source, he said.”
From the AOPA, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, 1996.
“Aircraft misfueled in Fayetteville, North Carolina
Seventy-seven aircraft were fueled with 100LL that was tainted with jet fuel at Metro Air Center at North Carolina’s Fayetteville Regional Airport between February 10 and 15. Local police and FBI officials were investigating to determine whether the mixing of the two fuels was accidental or intentional.
At least one pilot was forced to return to the airport with engine trouble after refueling from a fuel truck, the Fayetteville Observer-Times reported.
The contamination was traced to a single fuel truck at Metro Air Center, the only refueling operation at the airport. It did not appear that the fuel farm was contaminated. Airport commissioners were told recently that Metro Air Center has now changed fuel ports on the top of its refueling trucks so that they will accept only a certain size nozzle, and the company is now locking openings on fuel trucks.”
Was the plane fueled in Molokai?
Did someone introduce a contaminate?”