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Datum:donderdag 6 januari 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 23
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Jet Avia
Registratie: N332PC
Constructienummer: 23-056
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Flint-Bishop Airport, MI (FNT) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Detroit-Willow Run Airport, MI (YIP/KYIP), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Flint-Bishop Airport, MI (FNT/KFNT), Verenigde Staten
The crew failed to maintain flying speed while on a runway 27 localizer back course approach. The Learjet rolled in a steep right turn 45deg nosedown and crashed. Weather was poor including 1200 feet indefinite ceiling, sky obscured and snow.

Probable Cause:

pilot in command - failed to initiate go-around
pilot in command - improper operation of flight controls
pilot in command - failed to obtain/maintain flying speed
personnel - traffic control personnel: issued improper or conflicting instructions
pilot in command - lack of familiarity with aircraft
miscellaneous acts,conditions - poorly planned approach



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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Detroit-Willow Run Airport, MI en Flint-Bishop Airport, MI bedraagt 82 km (51 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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