Flugunfall 26 SEP 1966 einer Rockwell 1121 Jet Commander N500JR - Platte, SD
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:Montag 26 September 1966
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic JCOM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rockwell 1121 Jet Commander
Fluggesellschaft:Jim Robbins Airborne Division
Kennzeichen: N500JR
Werknummer: 65
Baujahr: 1966
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:N of Platte, SD (   USA)
Flugphase: Manövrieren (MNV)
Flug von:Flying R Ranch, SD, USA
Flug nach:?
Crashed inverted while positioning for a second low pass over the pilot's house on the ranch from which the plane had just departed. Probable pilot disorientation in low ceiling.

Probable Cause:

miscellaneous - undetermined
weather - low ceiling
weather - rain
weather briefing - briefed by weather bureau personel, by phone
weather forecast - weather slightly worse than forecast



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