Narrative:The aircraft crashed after the pilot, co-pilot and two mechanics bailed out. The aircraft operated on it's third test flight.
|Date:||Wednesday 21 January 1970|
IAI 1123 Westwind
|Operator:||Israeli Aircraft Industries - IAI|
|C/n / msn:|| 29|
|First flight:|| 1965|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||near Beit She'an ( Israel)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
4X-COJ was originally manufactured in 1965 as a Model 1121. It was then converted to an Aero Commander 1122 development aircraft and it became a Model 1123 development aircraft in 1969.
» Correio da Manhă 22 January 1970, p14
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.