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Status:Definitief
Datum:woensdag 11 april 1979
Tijd:05:00
Type:Howard 350
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:World Photography Co.
Registratie: N8GW
Constructienummer: 4676
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Belle Glade, FL (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Ilegale Vlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The Howard 350 aircraft overshot the runway in landing and collided with trees. A fire broke out. Some 4000 lb (1814 kg) of marijuana was found on board.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - misjudged distance and speed
pilot in command - failed to initiate go-around
FACTOR:
terrain - wet,soft ground

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» The Lockheed Twins / P.J. Marsden


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