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Last updated: 10 May 2021
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 9 September 1970
Zeit:07:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
Fluggesellschaft:San Juan Air
Kennzeichen: N855JA
Werknummer: 87
Baujahr: 1969-06-28 (1 year 2 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Orocovis (   Puerto Rico)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Unbekannt
Flug von:San Juan (unknown airport),
Flug nach:Ponce Airport (PSE/TJPS),
Unfallbericht:
The Islander descended in shallow left hand turns until it collided with a mountain side. The pilot had not slept for 27 hours. Fatigue may have played a role, but the probable cause was not determined.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
Miscellaneous - undetermined

Informationsquelle:
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» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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