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Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 5 April 1984
Zeit:17:15
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic HERN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-114 Heron 2B
Fluggesellschaft:Scenic Air Tours
Kennzeichen: N81962
Werknummer: 14053
Baujahr: 1954
Betriebsstunden:20652
Triebwerk: 4 Lycoming IO-540-G1A5
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Scottsdale, AZ (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Albuquerque International Airport, NM (ABQ/KABQ), USA
Flug nach:Scottsdale Airport, AZ (KSDL)
Unfallbericht:
The pilot experienced a power loss on both left engines while turning from left base to final for landing. The pilot was unable to maintain directional control and elected to reduce power on the right engines. During the forced landing roll the Heron collided with 3 ditches as well as small trees. As the plane touched down both left engines resumed full power.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Reason for occurrence undetermined."

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


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photo of de-Havilland-DH-114-Heron-2B-N81962
accident date: 05-04-1984
type: de Havilland DH-114 Heron 2B
registration: N81962
 
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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