Vliegtuigongeval op 13 SEP 1968 met Rockwell 1121 Jet Commander N148E - Hollywood-Burbank Airport, CA (BUR)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:vrijdag 13 september 1968
Tijd:07:23
Type:Silhouette image of generic JCOM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rockwell 1121 Jet Commander
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Eversharp
Registratie: N148E
Constructienummer: 22
Bouwjaar: 1965
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Slachtoffers op de grond:slachtoffers: 1
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Hollywood-Burbank Airport, CA (BUR) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Santa Monica Airport, CA (SMO/KSMO), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Hollywood-Burbank Airport, CA (BUR/KBUR), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
A Rockwell 1121 Jet Commander corporate jet, registered N148E, was destroyed when it crashed while on approach to Hollywood-Burbank Airport, CA (BUR). Both pilots were killed and a woman in a car was killed when the car was struck by debris.
The airplane departed Santa Monica Airport, CA (SMO) on a short 30-mile positioning flight to Burbank to pick up three vice-presidents of the Technicolor company. The crew lost control of the airplane after entering wake vortices of a preceding aircraft (separation approx. 3 min 15 seconds). The jet struck power lines, contacted a building and broke up.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "miscellaneous - vortex turbulence"

Bronnen:
» NTSB
» Lodi News-Sentinel - Sep 12, 1968


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accident date: 13-09-1968
type: Rockwell 1121 Jet Commander
registration: N148E
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accident date: 13-09-1968
type: Rockwell 1121 Jet Commander
registration: N148E
photo of Rockwell-1121-Jet-Commander-N148E
accident date: 13-09-1968
type: Rockwell 1121 Jet Commander
registration: N148E
photo of Rockwell-1121-Jet-Commander-N148E
accident date: 13-09-1968
type: Rockwell 1121 Jet Commander
registration: N148E
 

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 Santa Monica Airport, CA en Hollywood-Burbank Airport, CA bedraagt 22 km (14 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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