Accident
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 2 Juli 1970
Zeit:10:48
Flugzeugtyp:Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-200
Fluggesellschaft:Jetco Aviation International
Kennzeichen: N21CK
Werknummer: SH.1858
Baujahr: 1969
Triebwerk: 2 Garrett TPE331-2-201A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Potomac River, WA (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), USA
Flug nach:Washington-National Airport, DC (DCA/KDCA), USA
Flugnummer: 106
Unfallbericht:
The Skyvan approached runway 15 in fog at 700-800 feet when about 0,5 mile out. With an already steep approach, the nose suddenly pitched down to 45 degrees. The aircraft struck the water, cartwheeled onto the right wingtip and sank in 12-15 feet deep water, 1800 feet short of the runway.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
pilot in command - failed to follow approved procedures,directives,etc.
miscellaneous acts,conditions - improperly secured
miscellaneous acts,conditions - improperly loaded aircraft-weight-and/or c.g.
miscellaneous acts,conditions - cargo shifted
FACTOR:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - aircraft came to rest in water

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB

Official accident investigation report
investigating agency: National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America
report status: Final
report number: NTSB/AAR-71-06
report released:13-JAN-1971
duration of investigation:195 days (6.5 months)
download report: Jetco Aviation, Incorporated Short Brothers and Harland, Ltd., Skyvan Series 3(SC-7), N21CK, Washington National Airport, DC, July 2, 1970. (NTSB/AAR-71-06)
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Distance from New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY to Washington-National Airport, DC as the crow flies is 340 km (212 miles).

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