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Last updated: 20 October 2020
Estado:Final
Fecha:domingo 23 febrero 1975
Hora:19:35
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-20 Islander
Operador:Provincetown-Boston Airline - PBA
Registración: N90PB
Numéro de série: 398
Año de Construcción: 1974-06-21 (8 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Provincetown Airport, MA (PVC) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS/KBOS), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Provincetown Airport, MA (PVC/KPVC), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
A Britten-Norman BN-2A-20 Islander crashed at the Provincetown Airport, Massachusetts, USA. The pilot was executing a visual approach to runway 7. Visibility was 3 miles because of patchy ground fog, and the airport's lead-in light system had been turned on. The pilot stated that he became disoriented about 1,500 feet from the runway threshold and the aircraft collided with the ground.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - spatial disorientation
FACTORS:
weather - fog
airports/airways/facilities - airport facilities: approach lighting

Fuentes:
» NTSB


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Distance from Boston-Logan International Airport, MA to Provincetown Airport, MA as the crow flies is 72 km (45 miles).

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