Vliegtuigongeval op 29 JUN 1989 met Dassault Falcon 20DC N125CA - Cartersville Airport, GA
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:donderdag 29 juni 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic FA20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Falcon 20DC
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Phoenix Air
Registratie: N125CA
Constructienummer: 208
Bouwjaar: 1970
Aantal vlieguren:13547
Motoren: 2 General Electric CF700-2D2
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:3 km (1.9 mijl) N of Cartersville Airport, GA (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Cartersville Airport, GA (KVPC), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Montgomery-Dannelly Field, AL (MGM/KMGM), Verenigde Staten
Impacted trees, while in a shallow, left descending turn shortly after takeoff from runway 36 at night. The Falcon hit a powerline support tower before coming to rest.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Failure of the pilot-in-command (PIC) to assure that the aircraft maintained a climb profile after takeoff. Factors related to the accident were: dark night, the crew's lack of visual perception at night, the PIC's lack of rest (fatigue), and the copilot's failure to attain remedial action."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years
Accident number: ATL89FA171
Download report: Summary report



photo of Dassault-Falcon-20DC-HB-VCA
accident date: 29-06-1989
type: Dassault Falcon 20DC
registration: HB-VCA

Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Cartersville Airport, GA en Montgomery-Dannelly Field, AL bedraagt 247 km (154 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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