Flugunfall 25 JUL 1967 einer Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I N205M - Harrisburg-York State Airport, PA (HAR)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:Dienstag 25 Juli 1967
Zeit:15:35
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic G159 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I
Fluggesellschaft:Mellon Bank
Kennzeichen: N205M
Werknummer: 62
Baujahr: 1961
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Harrisburg-York State Airport, PA (HAR) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Geschäftsflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Harrisburg-York State Airport, PA (HAR/KCXY), USA
Unfallbericht:
While approaching Harrisburg-York State Airport, the airplane encountered rain showers. After touchdown at 105 knots with a 9 knots quartering tailwind the Gulfstream hydroplaned. To avoid overrunning the runway, the pilot ground-looped. The aircraft sustained irreparable damage after sliding off the runway.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES:
miscellaneous acts, conditions - hydroplaning on wet runway
pilot in command - failed to initiate go-around
FACTORS:
pilot in command - selected wrong runway relative to existing wind
miscellaneous acts, conditions - downwind
weather - thunderstorm activity
airports/airways/facilities - airport conditions: wet runway

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB File 2-0388


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