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Accident
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Samstag 4 Dezember 1971
Zeit:13:46
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
Fluggesellschaft:Eastern Air Lines
Kennzeichen: N8943E
Werknummer: 47166/265
Baujahr: 1968
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 23
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 27
Opfer des Zusammenstoßes:Todesopfer: 2
Sachschaden: leicht beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Raleigh/Durham Airport, NC (RDU) (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Flug nach:Raleigh/Durham Airport, NC (RDU/KRDU), USA
Flugnummer:EA898
Unfallbericht:
While on final approach to runway 05, an Eastern DC-9 collided with Cessna 206 N2110F when the DC-9 descended on top of it. The Cessna crashed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The inadequacy of air traffic control facilities and services in flightpaths of the two aircraft and the configurations physically limited each flightcrew's ability to see and avoid the other aircraft."

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB/AAR-72/13


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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Raleigh/Durham Airport, NC as the crow flies is 1123 km (702 miles).

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.
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