Crash-aerien 19 JUL 2000 d'un Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I C-GNAK - Linneus, ME
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Statuts:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:mercredi 19 juillet 2000
Heure:00:31
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic G159 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I
Compagnie:Airwave Transport
Immatriculation: C-GNAK
Numéro de série: 154
Année de Fabrication: 1965-03-30 (35 years 4 months)
Heures de vol:22050
Cycles:15452
Moteurs: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 529-8X
Equipage:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Dégats de l'appareil: Détruit
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:22 km (13.8 milles) N of Linneus, ME (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Aéroport de départ:Moncton-Metropolitan Area Airport, NB (YQM/CYQM), Canada
Aéroport de destination:Montreal-Dorval International Airport, QC (YUL/CYUL), Canada
Numéro de vol:9807
Détails:
Airwave Flight 9807 departed Moncton around 23:48 for a courier flight to Montreal. At 00:15:15 the airplane was assigned a "block" altitude clearance between FL140 and FL150. At 00:25:21, the flight crew asked for, and received clearance to climb to FL160. At 00:29:56, the flight crew declared an emergency and requested vectors for the nearest airport. The aircraft descended out of control and crashed on the eastern side of the Meduxnekeag River.
It appeared that the crew experienced a failure of the airplane's number one engine, prior to declaring an emergency to air traffic control.
The pilot-in-command was the owner and president of Airwave Transport. He had accumulated about 6,000 hours of total flight experience, of which 500 hours were as Gulfstream I pilot-in-command. The co-pilot had about 600 hours of total fight experience, of which 300 Gulfstream I hours.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot-in-command's failure to maintain minimum control airspeed, which resulted in a loss of control. Factors in this accident were clouds, and a loss of engine power for undetermined reasons, while in cruise flight above the airplane's single engine service ceiling."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 2 months
Accident number: NYC00MA201
Download report: Final report

Sources:
» Business Wire
» Canadian Civil Aircraft Register
» FAA


Photos

photo of Grumman-G-159-Gulfstream-I-G-BNKO
accident date: 19-07-2000
type: Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I
registration: G-BNKO
 

Plan
Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Moncton-Metropolitan Area Airport, NB et Montreal-Dorval International Airport, QC est de 701 km (438 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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