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Accident
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:domingo 12 mayo 1985
Hora:17:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic FA50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Falcon 50
Operador:William Wrigley Jr. Co.
Registración: N1181G
Numéro de série: 72
Año de Construcción: 1981
Horas Totales de la Célula:1373
Motores: 3 Garrett TFE731-3-1C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Lake Geneva Municipal Airport, WI (XES) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Ejecutivo
Aeropuerto de Salida:Chicago-Palwaukee Municipal Airport, IL (PWK/KPWK), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Lake Geneva Municipal Airport, WI (XES), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
High sink rate on short final. The Falcon touched down 13 feet short of the runway and the gear collapsed after contacting the runway edge. Tail caught fire prior to coming to a stop 2900 feet down the runway.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
judgment..poor..pilot in command
proper descent rate..uncontrolled..pilot in command
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS
terrain condition..runway
terrain condition..mountainous/hilly
weather condition..gusts
proper touchdown point..not obtained..pilot in command

Fuentes:
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Distance from Chicago-Palwaukee Municipal Airport, IL to Lake Geneva Municipal Airport, WI as the crow flies is 68 km (43 miles).

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