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Last updated: 10 April 2020
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Sonntag 9 Februar 1975
Zeit:17:55
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BA11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAC One-Eleven 401AK
Fluggesellschaft:Jet Travel
Kennzeichen: N711ST
Werknummer: 058
Baujahr: 1966
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 38
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 44
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:South Lake Tahoe Airport, CA (TVL) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Lake Tahoe Airport, CA (TVL/KTVL), USA
Flug nach:Denver (unknown airport), CO, USA
Unfallbericht:
Departure from Lake Tahoe had to be delayed by 1 hour because of de-icing procedures and snow removal at the airport. Takeoff clearance was received at 17:55. At 1610 m into the takeoff run the left gear struck a snow-drift. The aircraft swerved off the left side of the runway and came to rest 66 m left of the runway. The nosegear and right wing were torn off. Weather at the time of the accident was bad: ceiling 30 m indefinite, sky obscured, visibility 200 m with heavy snow and a temperature of -0,6 deg. C.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - initiated flight in adverse weather conditions
copilot - failed to maintain directional control
FACTORS:
pilot in command - misused or failed to use flaps
personnel - airport supervisory personnel: improper/inadequate snow removal
airports/airways/facilities - airport conditions: snow on runway
weather - low ceiling
weather - snow

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


Fotos

photo of BAC-One-Eleven-401AK-N711ST
accident date: 09-02-1975
type: BAC One-Eleven 401AK
registration: N711ST
 
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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