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Last updated: 22 January 2022
Fecha:miércoles 25 febrero 1959
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B701 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-121
Operador:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Registración: N709PA
Numéro de série: 17588/3
Año de Construcción: 1958
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3C-6
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:sobre Chartres (   Francia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), Francia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), Francia
While practicing a two-engine minimum control condition during training flight the aircraft went into an abrupt spin to the right. Recovery was accomplished; however, the no. 4 engine and strut assembly were separated from the right wing. A safe emergency landing was made at London, U.K.
The pilot had failed to maintain flying speed during two engine control speed manoeuvre.



photo of Boeing-707-121-N709PA
accident date: 25-02-1959
type: Boeing 707-121
registration: N709PA


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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