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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36013
Last updated: 28 September 2019
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Date:13-FEB-1989
Time:22:17
Type:Silhouette image of generic BK17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MBB BK 117A-1
Owner/operator:US Jet dba Flight for Life
Registration: N7025L
C/n / msn: 7025
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Tyler, TX -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Pittsburg, TX
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Contacted 70ft high tension power cable at night in IMC and deteriorating weather and crashed.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO EXECUTE THE PUBLISHED INADVERTENT IMC PROCEDURES WHEN HE ENCOUNTERED ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

Sources:

https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001213X27720&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
07-Feb-2009 10:18 harro Updated
24-Jul-2010 12:37 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source]
20-Aug-2010 02:49 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
20-Nov-2012 03:26 TB Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
24-Apr-2016 19:40 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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