Crash-aerien 17 JAN 1963 d'un Fairchild F-27 N2703 - Great Salt Lake, UT
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Statuts:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:jeudi 17 janvier 1963
Heure:15:53
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild F-27
Compagnie:West Coast Airlines
Immatriculation: N2703
Numéro de série: 6
Année de Fabrication: 1958
Heures de vol:11708
Moteurs: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 511
Equipage:victimes: 3 / à bord: 3
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 3 / à bord: 3
Dégats de l'appareil: Détruit
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Great Salt Lake, UT (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En cours de manoeuvre (MNV)
Nature:Entrainement
Aéroport de départ:Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Numéro de vol: 703
Détails:
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."

Sources:
» 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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