ASN Aircraft accident Rockwell Sabreliner 75A N67KM Watertown Airport, SD (ATY)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Saturday 14 June 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic SBR1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rockwell Sabreliner 75A
Operator:Kerr-McGee Corp
Registration: N67KM
MSN: 380-7
First flight: 1974
Engines: 2 General Electric CF700
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Watertown Airport, SD (ATY) (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Watertown Airport, SD (ATY/KATY), United States of America
Destination airport:Oklahoma City (unknown airport), OK, United States of America
Inflight engine failure following birdstrike (Franklin's gulls) after takeoff. The Sabreliner descended until the right wing struck the last ILS T-bar light. The wreckage came to rest 150 m further on.

Probable Cause:

powerplant - miscellaneous: bird ingestion
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-2 engines
emergency circumstances - forced landing off airport on land

Bird strike
All engine powerloss
Forced landing outside airport



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