Crash-aerien 11 JUL 1967 d'un Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I N861H - Le Center, MN
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Statuts:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:mardi 11 juillet 1967
Heure:11:04
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic G159 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I
Compagnie:Honeywell Inc.
Immatriculation: N861H
Numéro de série: 147
Année de Fabrication: 1964
Heures de vol:1937
Moteurs: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 529-8X
Equipage:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:8 km (5 milles) SE of Le Center, MN (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Entrainement
Aéroport de départ:Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, MN (MSP/KMSP), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, MN (MSP/KMSP), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Détails:
The Gulfstream departed Minneapolis at 10:34 CDT for a company pilot training flight in clear weather. An engine fire forced the crew to request emergency radar vectors for Le Center. The no. 2 engine was seen emitting smoke and flames, followed by an explosion in the engine. The aircraft lost control and crashed in flames into a bean field, striking the ground right wing down and disintegrating along a northwest ground path, 1,220 feet long and 264 feet wide.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Overtemperaturing of both engines, in-flight fire and explosion caused by the 'Z' relay in the propeller automatic cruise pitch retraction system."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Accident number: NTSB/AAR-68-AA
Download report: Final report


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