Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2014
Estado:Final
Fecha:miércoles 14 enero 1976
Hora:18:35
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic SBR1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American-Rockwell Sabreliner 40
Operador:Federal Aviation Administration - FAA
Registración: N85
Numéro de série: 282-97
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Recife, PE (   Brasil)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Georgetown-Wideawake Field (ASI/FHAW), Santa Helena
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Recife International Airport, PE (REC/SBRF), Brasil
Descripción:
Ditched off Recife following fuel shortage. The Sabreliner was on a flight from Frankfurt to Oklahoma City with intermediate stops at Ascencion in the Atlantic Ocean and Recife.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot-made navigational error
miscellaneous acts,conditions - fuel exhaustion
FACTOR(S):
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-2 engines

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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Distance from Georgetown-Wideawake Field to Recife International Airport, PE as the crow flies is 2250 km (1407 miles).

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