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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:Definitief
Datum:vrijdag 12 september 2003
Tijd:21:54
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B200 Super King Air
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Willis Lease Finance Corporation
Registratie: N600BV
Constructienummer: BB-254
Bouwjaar: 1977
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-41A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 9 / inzittenden: 9
Totaal:slachtoffers: 10 / inzittenden: 10
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:ca 1,5 km N off Caniçal, Madeira Island (   Portugal)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Privévlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Funchal Airport (FNC/LPFU), Portugal
Vliegveld van aankomst:Málaga Airport (AGP/LEMG), Spanje
Beschrijving:
A Beechcraft B200 Super King Air, N600BV, crashed into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after takeoff from the Funchal Airport (FNC), Portugal. Al ten on board were killed.

Probable Cause:

The probable cause of the accident could not be established. Most likely, the airplane struck the water because of spatial disorientation on the part of the pilot.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: GPIAA Portugal
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 10 months
Accident number: 52/ACCID/2003
Download report: Final report


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Funchal Airport en Málaga Airport bedraagt 1197 km (748 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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