Vliegtuigongeval op 19 NOV 1979 met Cessna 500 Citation I N555AJ - Denver-Arapahoe County Airport, CO (APA)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:maandag 19 november 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic C500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 500 Citation I
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:National Jet Industries
Registratie: N555AJ
Constructienummer: 500-0007
Bouwjaar: 1972
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Denver-Arapahoe County Airport, CO (APA) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Albuquerque International Airport, NM (ABQ/KABQ), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Denver-Arapahoe County Airport, CO (APA/KAPA), Verenigde Staten
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:

pilot in command - improper IFR operation
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



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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Albuquerque International Airport, NM en Denver-Arapahoe County Airport, CO bedraagt 524 km (327 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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