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Last updated: 11 December 2019
Estado:Final
Fecha:lunes 19 noviembre 1979
Hora:20:15
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 500 Citation I
Operador:National Jet Industries
Registración: N555AJ
Numéro de série: 500-0007
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Denver-Arapahoe County Airport, CO (APA) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Albuquerque International Airport, NM (ABQ/KABQ), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Denver-Arapahoe County Airport, CO (APA/KAPA), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Crashed while on an ILS approach to Denver-Araphoe Airport runway 34R. Pilot was upgraded to captain just 6 days prior and co-pilot certified just 2 days prior to crash. Improper IFR operation in icing conditions.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S):
pilot in command - improper IFR operation
FACTOR(S):
weather - low ceiling
weather - snow
weather - icing conditions-includes sleet,freezing rain,etc.
weather briefing - briefed by flight service personnel, by phone
weather forecast - forecast substantially correct

Fuentes:
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Distance from Albuquerque International Airport, NM to Denver-Arapahoe County Airport, CO as the crow flies is 524 km (327 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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