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Last updated: 16 October 2019
Datum:Freitag 17 Januar 1975
Flugzeugtyp:Carstedt Jet Liner 600F
Fluggesellschaft:Falcon Airways Inc.
Kennzeichen: N1200H
Werknummer: 04448
Baujahr: 1955
Triebwerk: 2 Garrett TPE331
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:2,4 km (1.5 Meilen) von Addison Airport, TX (ADS) (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Memphis International Airport, TN (MEM/KMEM), USA
Flug nach:Dallas-Addison Airport, TX (ADS/KADS), USA
The Carstedt Jet Liner 600F descended below MDA in IFR conditions, hit power cables and crashed short of the runway.
The weather was worse than forecast. Ceiling at the accident site was 200 m, visibility was 2 miles or less with drizzle and fog.

Probable Cause:

pilot in command - improper IFR operation
pilot in command - improper in-flight decisions or planning
weather - low ceiling
weather - fog
miscellaneous acts,conditions - instruments-misread or failed to read
terrain - other



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Distance from Memphis International Airport, TN to Dallas-Addison Airport, TX as the crow flies is 668 km (418 miles).

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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