Accident
Last updated: 22 December 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 6 Februar 1975
Zeit:21:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Fluggesellschaft:Unknown
Kennzeichen: N5588W
Werknummer: 920
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Wikieup, AZ (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Geschäftsflug
Flug von:Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, NV (LAS/KLAS), USA
Flug nach:El Paso International Airport, TX (ELP/KELP), USA
Unfallbericht:
Both engines lost power en route. The pilot attempted a forced landing beside a highway in the desert. The Catalina collided with a dirt bank and crashed.

PROBABLE CAUSE(S):
powerplant - miscellaneous: powerplant failure for undetermined reasons
pilot in command - failed to follow approved procedures,directives,etc.
FACTOR(S):
terrain - rough/uneven
miscellaneous acts,conditions - disregard of good operating practice
miscellaneous acts,conditions - failure of two or more engines
partial power loss - partial loss of power - 2 engines
emergency circumstances - forced landing off airport on land

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


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Distance from Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, NV to El Paso International Airport, TX as the crow flies is 932 km (582 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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