ASN Aircraft accident de Havilland DH-125-1A/522 N235KC Pinder Point
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Tuesday 22 November 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-125-1A/522
Operator:Kellogg Co.
Registration: N235KC
MSN: 25096
First flight: 1966-06-16 (5 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:7,3 km (4.6 mls) W off Pinder Point (   Bahamas)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:Miami (unknown airport), FL, United States of America
Destination airport:Freeport-Grand Bahama International Airport (FPO/MYGF), Bahamas
Departed Miami without a flight plan, without a co-pilot and with consent from the company. Crashed into the sea 4,5 miles offshore while on a straight-in approach to Freeport runway 06.

Probable Cause:

pilot in command - misjudged altitude
pilot in command - failed to follow approved procedures,directives,etc.
miscellaneous acts,conditions - instruments-misread or failed to read
miscellaneous acts, conditions - aircraft came to rest in water

Non-adherence to procedures
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Water



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