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Last updated: 28 July 2021
Datum:Donnerstag 16 September 1971
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas C-9A Nightingale (DC-9-30)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 67-22586
Werknummer: 47296/362
Baujahr: 1968
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:ca 0,8 km NW of Belleville-Scott AFB, IL (BLV) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Belleville-Scott AFB, IL (BLV/KBLV), USA
Flug nach:Belleville-Scott AFB, IL (BLV/KBLV), USA
This air ambulance C-9A, a military variant of the DC-9, was operated by the Military Airlift Command's 375 MAW. The airplane departed Scott AFB, IL (BLV) on a training flight.
A first-stage fan blade of the no. 2 engine failed during a go-around. The C-9 crashed into an unoccupied farm house.

» St. Petersburg Times - Sep 17, 1971
» NTSB Safety Recommendations A-72-74 and -75


NTSB issued 2 Safety Recommendations

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photo of C-9A-Nightingale-67-22586
accident date: 16-09-1971
type: McDonnell Douglas C-9A Nightingale (DC-9-30)
registration: 67-22586


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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