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Accident
Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Datum:donderdag 17 januari 1963
Tijd:15:53 MST
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild F-27
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:West Coast Airlines
Registratie: N2703
Constructienummer: 6
Bouwjaar: 1958
Aantal vlieguren:11708
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Great Salt Lake, UT (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Manoeuvreren (MNV)
Soort vlucht:Training
Vliegveld van vertrek:Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), Verenigde Staten
Vluchtnummer: 703
Beschrijving:
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."

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


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