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Accident
Last updated: 12 December 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:domingo 12 diciembre 1999
Hora:16:35
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic WW24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IAI 1124A Westwind II
Operador:Panda Leasing 
Registración: N50PL
Numéro de série: 338
Año de Construcción: 1981
Horas Totales de la Célula:5035
Motores: 2 Garrett TFE731-3-1G
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Gouldsboro, PA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Privado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Seattle-Boeing Field International Airport, WA (BFI/KBFI), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Teterboro Airport, NJ (TEB/KTEB), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Improper assembly of the horizontal stabilizer trim actuator unit caused the stabilizer to become disconnected from the actuator as the crew trimmed nose down on descent. Struck treetops and impacted the ground in a wooded area.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The improper assembly of the horizontal stabilizer trim actuator unit by maintenance personnel. "

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 4 months
Accident number: NYC00MA048
Download report: Summary report

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Distance from Seattle-Boeing Field International Airport, WA to Teterboro Airport, NJ as the crow flies is 3826 km (2391 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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