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Status:Final
Date:Friday 11 July 1975
Time:23:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic G159 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I
Operator:Collins Radio Corp.
Registration: N71CR
MSN: 163
First flight: 1965
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Dallas-Addison Airport, TX (ADS) (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Cedar Rapids Airport, IA (CID/KCID), United States of America
Destination airport:Dallas-Addison Airport, TX (ADS/KADS), United States of America
Narrative:
The aircraft encountered heavy rain on short final, so the pilot decided to go around. The aircraft crashed on the runway.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
weather - wind shear
weather - sudden windshift
FACTORS:
weather - rain
weather briefing - recieved recorded briefing by lfmf radio
weather forecast - forecast substantially correct

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Cedar Rapids Airport, IA to Dallas-Addison Airport, TX as the crow flies is 1082 km (676 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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