Descripción del Accidente ASN 17 JAN 1963 Fairchild F-27 N2703 - Great Salt Lake, UT
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:jueves 17 enero 1963
Hora:15:53
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild F-27
Operador:West Coast Airlines
Registración: N2703
Numéro de série: 6
Año de Construcción: 1958
Horas Totales de la Célula:11708
Motores: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 511
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Great Salt Lake, UT (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Maniobras (MNV)
Naturaleza:Entrenamiento
Aeropuerto de Salida:Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo: 703
Descripción:
The West Coast Airlines Fairchild F-27, N703, crashed into Great Salt Lake, Utah. The aircraft was destroyed by impact and its suffered fatal injuries.
This was a pilot training flight of a company captain for a type rating check in the Fairchild F-27. It was being given by a company check pilot. Upon satisfactory completion, the trainee captain was to be issued an F-27 type rating by an FAA inspector who was aboard to monitor the check.
During a simulated emergency descent the aircraft crashed into the lake.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The crew's lack of vigilance, for undetermined reasons, in not checking the descent before striking the water."

Fuentes:
» ICAO Accident Digest No.15 - Volume I, Circular 78-AN/66 (3-7)


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photo of Fairchild-F-27-N2703
accident date: 17-01-1963
type: Fairchild F-27
registration: N2703
 

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