Accident description
Last updated: 31 July 2014
Status:Final
Date:Sunday 23 February 1975
Time:19:53
Type:Silhouette image of generic SBR1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rockwell Sabreliner 75A
Operator:General Motors
Registration: N5107
C/n / msn: 380-8
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:6,5 km (4.1 mls) from Pontiac, MI (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Detroit (unknown airport), MI, United States of America
Destination airport:Pontiac Airport, MI (PTK/KPTK), United States of America
Narrative:
Hit tree and crashed while on approach in rain and fog.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - improper IFR operation
FACTOR(S):
miscellaneous acts,conditions - crew coordination-poor
weather - low ceiling
weather - rain
weather - fog
weather briefing - briefed by flight service personnel, by phone
weather forecast - forecast substantially correct

Sources:
» NTSB


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