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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Saturday 1 February 1975
Time:10:32
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Howard Super Ventura
Operator:Ebco Manufacturing Co.
Registration: N234YU
C/n / msn: 5283
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Egg Harbor, NJ (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Harrisburg International Airport, PA (MDT/KMDT), United States of America
Destination airport:Atlantic City International Airport, NJ (ACY/KACY), United States of America
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed in a steep nose down attitude during a 350 deg heading change to intercept the localizer.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - failed to obtain/maintain flying speed
miscellaneous acts,conditions - airframe ice
weather - icing conditions-includes sleet,freezing rain,etc.
weather briefing - briefed by flight service personnel, by phone
weather forecast - forecast substantially correct

Classification:
Icing
Loss of control

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Harrisburg International Airport, PA to Atlantic City International Airport, NJ as the crow flies is 202 km (127 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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