Sample International Aviation, Inc

Sample International Aviation, Inc.
PO Box 730118
Ormond Beach, FL 32173
386 677 7504
386 267-3153 - 24 Hour Fax

  COMPLETE & SUBMIT THE BID FORM AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE before 7:00 pm Eastern on March 5, 2021


   SIAI Claim #:  2021-07S                             1979 CESSNA 551 N48DK

     Your bid is solicited for the following aircraft, as is, where is, before deadline of 7:00 pm Eastern on March 5, 2021

         WARRANTY:  There is no warranty, express or implied for the information provided herein or the condition, useability,

                            workability, operability or marketability of the aircraft salvage.  All times are approximate and the logbooks

                            and aircraft should be inspected by each bidder BEFORE BIDDING.  Failure of the bidder to view the

                            salvage or wreckage, or confirm any information provided is NOT grounds for a claim or withdrawal of bid

                            after bid closing date.)   Read CONDITIONS at bottom of page.


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


        AIRCRAFT  1979 Cessna 551 N48DK, s/n: 551-0095

                               Total Time:  9,405 hours, Total Landings:  8,313

                               Phase inspections 5, 55, and 61 on May 27, 2020.  9,371 hours at inspection.                   



        ENGINES:    Engine log entries from 2016 to 2020 are not available and presumed lost by a previous owner.


                               #1 Engine - Pratt and Whitney JT15D-4, s/n: PCE 70114

                                                  Total Time:  11,724 hours; Total Cycles: 11,910

                                                  Data from last maintenance record on 12/3/20.                                           



                              #2 Engine - Pratt and Whitney JT15D-4, s/n:  PCE 71658

                                                 Total Time: 5,584 hours; Total Cycles:  5,626                                                                                                                                                                                                       Data from last maintenance record on 12/3/20.                          


       EQUIPMENT:  Garmin GNS 530, Garmin GTX 330, Garmin GMX 200, Garmin GNS 430, Sandel ST3400



 DESCRIPTION OF ACCIDENT:  The aircraft was damaged when it ran off the end of the runway in rainy weather

                                                          and became entangled in fencing and barb wire.



 DESCRIPTION OF DAMAGES:  The aircraft was disassembled for recovery.  The damage includes but may not be limited to the following:   


         All three landing gear were sheared off from their mounts

         Both wings and their trailing edge flaps sustained damage from impact with the ground and the departure of the landing gear from the aircraft.

         Both wings sustained damage to the leading edges likely from impact with the fence posts that were struck.

         Both engines showed signs of ingestion of small grass and mud and other debris.

         The left engine mounts were damaged allowing to engine to hang lower than normal.

         The underside of the fuselage was badly impacted, and the pressure vessel is likely compromised.

         The upper surface of the fuselage and both windshields were scratched by the wire fence and barbed wire.





      LOCATION OF AIRCRAFT:   Aircraft is stored Air Salvage of Dallas, 1361 Ferris Rd , Lancaster, TX 75146, (972) 227-1111

                                                       Contact for inspection only.



       INQUIRIES   Aaron Casuccio, 512-416-8405,



       REMARKS:    *Engine log entries from 2016 to 2020 are not available and presumed lost by a previous owner.

                                (All airframe log entries are believed to be intact.)

                               *The aircraft was disassembled for recoveryThe aircraft was disassembled for recovery

                               *Insurer reserves the right to reject any and all bids. 

                             *Salvage is as is/where is. 

                             *The posting information is the best to our knowledge. 

                             *An inspection of the salvage is highly recommended. 





        CLAIM NUMBER:       A00329092                  SIAI NO: 2021-07S





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   CONDITIONS: The aircraft listed are for sale "as is where is". There is no warranty either express or implied.

   All times and descriptions are believed to be  the best information available and are not warranted. Prospective

   buyers should inspect the aircraft and records before bidding.  Purchaser bears all risk regarding condition,

   useability, workability, and operability of all salvage


  The underwriters have full and complete authority for all decisions regarding salvage and they reserve the right

  to reject any or all bids.


  The bid deadline dates are firm without exception.


 Payment in full by Wire Transfer, cashier's check or certified funds is required within 7 business days

 of notification to the successful bidder.


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