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Estado:Final
Fecha:martes 15 julio 1969
Hora:06:57
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Operador:New York Airways
Registración: N558MA
Numéro de série: 175
Año de Construcción: 1968-10-22 (9 months)
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 11
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 14
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Because the flight was 12 minutes behind schedule, the pilot commenced takeoff from a runway intersection. The Twin Otter encountered wake turbulence from a recently departed jet, lost control and crashed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
miscellaneous - vortex turbulence
FACTOR:
pilot in command - misjudged distance

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Distance from New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY to Newark International Airport, NJ as the crow flies is 33 km (21 miles).

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