ASN Aircraft accident Howard Super Ventura N5033F Tucumcari Airport, NM (TCC)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Sunday 3 December 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Howard Super Ventura
Operator:Karan Corp.
Registration: N5033F
MSN: 5887
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tucumcari Airport, NM (TCC) (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Tulsa (unknown airport), OK, United States of America
Destination airport:Tucumcari Airport, NM (TCC/KTCC), United States of America
The Super Ventura crashed 471 feet left of runway 26 and 100 feet west of the runway threshold.

Probable Cause:

misc-dscnt blo mda drg vor apch-reason not dtrmd
weather - low ceiling
miscellaneous acts,conditions - not aligned with runway/intended landing area

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Ground



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