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Last updated: 17 July 2019
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Montag 7 November 1977
Zeit:18:20
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic SBR1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American Sabreliner 40
Fluggesellschaft:Mechanical Equipment
Kennzeichen: N77AP
Werknummer: 282-37
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Lake Pontchartrain, LA (   USA)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Geschäftsflug
Flug von:New Orleans-Lakefront Airport, LA (NEW/KNEW), USA
Flug nach:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL/KFLL), USA
Unfallbericht:
Climbed to 300 feet following a night takeoff from New Orleans runway 35 and began a descending left turn. Crashed into water.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S):
pilot-failed to maintain positive rate of climb
miscellaneous acts,conditions - instruments-misread or failed to read
FACTOR(S):
miscellaneous acts,conditions - checklist-failed to use
miscellaneous acts,conditions - aircraft came to rest in water

Informationsquelle:
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Distance from New Orleans-Lakefront Airport, LA to Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1058 km (661 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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