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Last updated: 28 November 2021
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Montag 5 Juli 1971
Zeit:12:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic FA20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Falcon 20C
Fluggesellschaft:General Transportation Co
Kennzeichen: N805F
Werknummer: 60
Baujahr: 1966
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Boca Raton, FL (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Geschäftsflug
Flug von:White Plains-Westchester County Airport, NY (HPN/KHPN), USA
Flug nach:Boca Raton Public Airport, FL (BCT/KBCT), USA
Unfallbericht:
While approaching Boca Raton runway 04, the pilot inadvertently shut off both engines when he retarded the throttles. The Falcon touched down 900 feet short of the runway. The maingear separated when it collided with a 3-4 feet sand bank.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - improper operation of powerplant & powerplant controls
airports/airways/facilities - airport conditions: other
miscellaneous acts, conditions - landed in construction area
FACTOR(S):
miscellaneous acts, conditions - failure of two or more engines
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-1 engine
emergency circumstances - forced landing on airport/seaplane base/helipt.

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Distance from White Plains-Westchester County Airport, NY to Boca Raton Public Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1724 km (1077 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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