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Last updated: 6 July 2020
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Montag 14 April 1975
Zeit:22:05
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA226-AT Merlin IV
Fluggesellschaft:Magnavox Corporation
Kennzeichen: N960M
Werknummer: AT-005
Baujahr: 1972
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1 km (0.6 Meilen) SW of Southern Pines-Pinehurst Airport, NC (SOP) (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Geschäftsflug
Flug von:Flushing Airport, NY, USA
Flug nach:Southern Pines-Pinehurst Airport, NC (SOP/KSOP), USA
Unfallbericht:
The Merlin IV hit trees half a mile short of runway 05. The pilot attempted a visual approach; patches of fog were present in the area.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S):
pilot in command - spatial disorientation
FACTOR(S)
weather - low ceiling
weather - rain
weather - fog
weather briefing - briefing received-method unknown

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