Crash-aerien 28 JUL 1968 d'un Dassault Falcon 20C N367EJ - Cleveland-Burke Lakefront Airport, OH (BKL)
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Statuts:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:dimanche 28 juillet 1968
Heure:10:43
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic FA20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Falcon 20C
Compagnie:Executive Jet Aviation
Immatriculation: N367EJ
Numéro de série: 028
Année de Fabrication: 1966
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 3
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 3
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:Cleveland-Burke Lakefront Airport, OH (BKL) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En montée initiale (ICL)
Nature:Affaires
Aéroport de départ:Cleveland-Burke Lakefront Airport, OH (BKL/KBKL), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Portland International Jetport, ME (PWM/KPWM), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Détails:
On departure from Cleveland the airplane's engines ingested a large number of gulls. Both engines flamed out and the crew attempted to carry out a forced landing. The Falcon collided with a fence and crash-landed in Lake Erie. The crew members were rescued by a boat. A total of 315 birds were found dead. The no. 1 engine compressor unit was 20% filled with the remains of birds, the no. 2 compressor was 17% filled.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES:
powerplant - miscellaneous: bird ingestion
personnel - traffic control personnel: failure to advise of unsafe airport conditions
FACTOR:
personnel - airport supervisory personnel: failure to notify of unsafe cond/and or failure to mark obstruction

Sources:
» Fatalities and Destroyed Civil Aircraft Due To Bird Strikes 1912-2002 / John Thorpe (International Bird Strike Committee ISBC26/WP-SA1)
» NTSB


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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 Cleveland-Burke Lakefront Airport, OH et Portland International Jetport, ME est de 953 km (596 miles).

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