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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 10133
Last updated: 22 May 2018
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Date:16-APR-1972
Time:14:19
Type:Silhouette image of generic MU2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mitsubishi MU-2B-30
Owner/operator:Soble Air Leasing Corporation
Registration: N132MA
C/n / msn: 503
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Atlantic City, New Jersey -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Atlantic City International Airport, Atlantic City, New Jersey (KACY)
Destination airport:Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, Pennsylvina (KPHL)
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) April 16 1972 when crashed at Atlantic City, New Jersey, during initial climb out from Atlantic City International Airport, Atlantic City, New Jersey (ACY/KACY). All three persons on board (crew of two and one passenger) were killed. According to the the official NTSB report into the accident: "Evidence that geese hit windshield, possibly incapacitating one or both pilots. Fog bank along shore."

Registration N132MA formally cancelled by the FAA on August 15, 1972

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: NYC72AN129 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=64021&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=132MA
3. http://www.int-birdstrike.org/Warsaw_Papers/IBSC26%20WPSA1.pdf
4. http://www.baaa-acro.com/1972/archives/crash-of-a-mitsubishi-mu-2-marquise-in-atlantic-city-3-killed/
5. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/nj/N132MA/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
04-Sep-2013 17:44 wf Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
10-Mar-2016 00:12 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-May-2017 01:28 Dr.John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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