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Last updated: 12 December 2019
Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 31 octubre 1969
Hora:22:10
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic JCOM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rockwell 1121 Jet Commander
Operador:Pittston Co.
Registración: N236JP
Numéro de série: 116
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Rural Retreat, VA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Ejecutivo
Aeropuerto de Salida:New York-La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA/KLGA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bristol, VA/Johnson City/Kingsport-Tri-Cities Regional, TN (TRI/KTRI), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The flight instruments were lost in IFR conditions when improper action was taken following a malfunction or failure in the 115-volt alternating current electrical system. Control was lost and the Jet Commander impacted terrain 60deg nose down.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Following a malfunction or failure in the 115-Volt alternating current electrical system, the crew did not take proper action, resulting in the loss of the pilot's flight instruments in instrument flight conditions and subsequent loss of control."



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Distance from New York-La Guardia Airport, NY to Bristol, VA/Johnson City/Kingsport-Tri-Cities Regional, TN as the crow flies is 876 km (547 miles).

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