Vliegtuigongeval op 19 JUL 2000 met Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I C-GNAK - Linneus, ME
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:woensdag 19 juli 2000
Tijd:00:31
Type:Silhouette image of generic G159 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Airwave Transport
Registratie: C-GNAK
Constructienummer: 154
Bouwjaar: 1965-03-30 (35 years 4 months)
Aantal vlieguren:22050
Aantal vluchten:15452
Motoren: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 529-8X
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:22 km (13.8 mijl) N of Linneus, ME (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Moncton-Metropolitan Area Airport, NB (YQM/CYQM), Canada
Vliegveld van aankomst:Montreal-Dorval International Airport, QC (YUL/CYUL), Canada
Vluchtnummer:9807
Beschrijving:
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

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


Foto's

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

Kaart
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 Moncton-Metropolitan Area Airport, NB en Montreal-Dorval International Airport, QC bedraagt 701 km (438 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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