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Last updated: 6 August 2021
Fecha:jueves 14 octubre 1965
Tipo:Armstrong Whitworth AW-650 Argosy 101
Operador:Zantop Air Transport
Registración: N601Z
Numéro de série: 6659
Año de Construcción: 1960-11-19 (4 years 11 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:10768
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 526
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:3 km (1.9 milles) S of Pique, OH (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Madison-Truax Field, WI (MSN/KMSN), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Dayton-Wright Patterson AFB, OH (FFO/KFFO), Estados Unidos de América
Argosy N601Z departed Madison-Truax Field at 16:10 for a flight to Patterson AFB. During the in-range descent all engines lost power as a result of fuel exhaustion. The aircraft descended and collided with supporting pylons of a highway (Interstate 75) overpass and an automobile after landing.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S): "Fuel exhaustion caused by the failure of the crew to compute and maintain an accurate fuel record."

» NTSB File 1-0077
» San Bernardino Sun 15 October 1965, p2


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Distance from Madison-Truax Field, WI to Dayton-Wright Patterson AFB, OH as the crow flies is 570 km (356 miles).

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