Accident
Last updated: 22 December 2014
Estado:Final
Fecha:domingo 28 julio 1968
Hora:10:43
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic FA20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Falcon 20
Operador:Executive Jet Aviation
Registración: N367EJ
Numéro de série: 028
Año de Construcción: 1966
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Cleveland-Burke Lakefront Airport, OH (BKL) (   Estados Unidos de América) show on map
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Ejecutivo
Aeropuerto de Salida:Cleveland-Burke Lakefront Airport, OH (BKL/KBKL), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Portland International Jetport, ME (PWM/KPWM), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
On departure from Cleveland the airplane's engines ingested a large number of gulls. Both engines flamed out and the crew attempted to carry out a forced landing. The Falcon collided with a fence and crash-landed in Lake Erie. The crew members were rescued by a boat. A total of 315 birds were found dead. The nr. 1 engine compressor unit was 20% filled with the remains of birds, the nr.2 compressor was 17% filled.

PROBABLE CAUSES:
powerplant - miscellaneous: bird ingestion
personnel - traffic control personnel: failure to advise of unsafe airport conditions
FACTOR:
personnel - airport supervisory personnel: failure to notify of unsafe cond/and or failure to mark obstruction

Fuentes:
» Fatalities and Destroyed Civil Aircraft Due To Bird Strikes 1912-2002 / John Thorpe (International Bird Strike Committee ISBC26/WP-SA1)
» NTSB


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Distance from Cleveland-Burke Lakefront Airport, OH to Portland International Jetport, ME as the crow flies is 953 km (596 miles).

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