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Last updated: 25 September 2021
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 15 Januar 1969
Zeit:09:51
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-14
Fluggesellschaft:Pacific Southwest Airlines - PSA
Kennzeichen: N973PS
Werknummer: 18911/167
Baujahr: 1965-07-28 (3 years 6 months)
Triebwerk: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 16
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 22
Sachschaden: leicht beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:nahe San Francisco, CA (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO), USA
Flug nach:Ontario International Airport, CA (ONT/KONT), USA
Unfallbericht:
The PSA Boeing 727 was climbing to its cruising altitude when it collided with a Cessna 182L, registered N42242. Both aircraft were in controlled airspace on the same frequency. The Boeing continued to Ontario and landed safely. The Cessna's right wing was damaged so the pilot decided to return to San Francisco.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Pilots-in-command of each aircraft failed to see and avoid the other aircraft."

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Distance from San Francisco International Airport, CA to Ontario International Airport, CA as the crow flies is 581 km (363 miles).

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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