Flugunfall 19 MAR 1966 einer Learjet 23 N316M - Lake Michigan, MI
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:Samstag 19 Mrz 1966
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic LJ23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 23
Fluggesellschaft:Mutual Benefit Health & Accident
Kennzeichen: N316M
Werknummer: 23-061
Baujahr: 1965
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Lake Michigan, MI (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Chicago-Merrill C Meigs Field, IL (CGX/KCGX), USA
Ditched following a double engine failure due to engine inlet icing. Pilot did not use nacelle heating in icing conditions.

Probable Cause:

pilot in command - failed to use or incorrectly used misc.equipment
miscellaneous acts, conditions - ice-engine
miscellaneous acts, conditions - improper emergency procedures
miscellaneous acts, conditions - failure of two or more engines
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-2 engines
emergency circumstances - forced landing off airport on water

» NTSB File #3-1399


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