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Last updated: 24 October 2017
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Datum:Donnerstag 17 Januar 1963
Zeit:15:53 MST
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild F-27
Fluggesellschaft:West Coast Airlines
Kennzeichen: N2703
Werknummer: 6
Baujahr: 1958
Betriebsstunden:11708
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Great Salt Lake, UT (   USA)
Flugphase: Manövrieren (MNV)
Betriebsart:Ausbildungsflug
Flug von:Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), USA
Flug nach:Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), USA
Flugnummer: 703
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into Great Salt Lake when conducting a simulated emergency descent during a training flight.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The crew's lack of vigilance, for undetermined reasons, in not checking the descent before striking the water."

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Accident Digest No.15 - Volume I, Circular 78-AN/66 (3-7)


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