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Last updated: 17 November 2019
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 17 August 1983
Zeit:16:40
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BE10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A100 King Air
Fluggesellschaft:Padosa Productions
Kennzeichen: N129D
Werknummer: B-134
Baujahr: 1972
Betriebsstunden:9420
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-28
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Vieques Airport (VQS) (   Puerto Rico)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Privat
Flug von:Saint Croix-Alexander Hamilton Airport (STX/TISX),
Flug nach:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU/TJSJ),
Unfallbericht:
A Beechcraft A100 King Air sustained substantial damage in a crash-landing during a touch and go landing at Vieques Airport (VQS). The airplane climbed with the nose high and tail low but could not gain height. It sank into citrus trees 1200 ft from the end of the runway. The aircraft went 150 ft through the trees and 350 ft on the ground before stopping.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES:
judgment - poor - pilot in command
lift-off - premature - pilot in command
distance - inadequate - pilot in command
airspeed(vlof) - below - pilot in command
FACTOR:
object - tree(s)

Informationsquelle:
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Distance from Saint Croix-Alexander Hamilton Airport to San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport as the crow flies is 150 km (94 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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