Flugunfall 11 JUL 1975 einer Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I N71CR - Dallas-Addison Airport, TX (ADS)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:Freitag 11 Juli 1975
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic G159 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I
Fluggesellschaft:Collins Radio Corp.
Kennzeichen: N71CR
Werknummer: 163
Baujahr: 1965
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Dallas-Addison Airport, TX (ADS) (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Cedar Rapids Airport, IA (CID/KCID), USA
Flug nach:Dallas-Addison Airport, TX (ADS/KADS), USA
The aircraft encountered heavy rain on short final, so the pilot decided to go around. The aircraft crashed on the runway.

Probable Cause:

weather - wind shear
weather - sudden windshift
weather - rain
weather briefing - recieved recorded briefing by lfmf radio
weather forecast - forecast substantially correct



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Distance from Cedar Rapids Airport, IA to Dallas-Addison Airport, TX as the crow flies is 1082 km (676 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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