Accident
Last updated: 24 November 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 29 März 1972
Zeit:21:44
Flugzeugtyp:de Havilland DH-114 Riley Heron 2D
Fluggesellschaft:Air Pacific
Kennzeichen: N19D
Werknummer: 14109
Baujahr: 1956
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:350 km (218.8 Meilen) vom Land entfernt von Hawaii, USA (   Pacific Ocean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO), USA
Flug nach:Hilo International Airport, HI (ITO/PHTO), USA
Unfallbericht:
The pilot miscalculated the fuel consumption and flying time. The plane was eventually ditched 215 miles off the coast.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
pilot in command - became lost/disoriented
FACTOR:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - aircraft came to rest in water

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


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Distance from San Francisco International Airport, CA to Hilo International Airport, HI as the crow flies is 3703 km (2314 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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