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Last updated: 9 August 2020
Fecha:miércoles 6 agosto 1980
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild F-27
Operador:Athens Leasing Corp.
Registración: N707WA
Numéro de série: 16
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 14
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 16
Víctimas de la colisión:Fatalidades: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:cerca Bridgeport, TX (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Rapid City Regional Airport, SD (RAP/KRAP), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Dallas-Love Field, TX (DAL/KDAL), Estados Unidos de América
While descending from FL100 to FL60, the F-27 was struck by a Cessna 172M (N9855Q). A part of the fin and rudder (measuring 4,5 feet) separated. The Cessna crashed because its left wing had separated in the collision. The Fairchild made a safe emergency landing at Meacham Field.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Failure to see and avoid other aircraft."



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Rapid City Regional Airport, SD to Dallas-Love Field, TX as the crow flies is 1347 km (842 miles).

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