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Accident description
Last updated: 28 May 2016
Date:Thursday 3 April 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic CL60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-600-1A11 Challenger 600
Registration: C-GCGR-X
C/n / msn: 1001
First flight: 1978-11-08 (1 year 5 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mojave, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Departure airport:Mojave-Kern County Airport, CA (MHV/KMHV), United States of America
Destination airport:Mojave-Kern County Airport, CA (MHV/KMHV), United States of America
A non-scheduled stall was conducted after the scheduled test and AOA increased past maximum of 34deg. Control was lost and the spin chute was deployed. The chute could not be jettisoned and the crew members bailed out. The pilot's chute failed to deploy.

instruments/equipment and accessories - flight and navigation instruments: angle of attack indicator
miscellaneous acts,conditions - binding
systems - hydraulic system: seals
miscellaneous acts,conditions - deteriorated
systems - other systems: other



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