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Last updated: 21 October 2021
Fecha:sábado 9 abril 1977
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic N262 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Nord 262A-27
Operador:Altair Airlines
Registración: N7886A
Numéro de série: 47
Año de Construcción: 1968
Motores: 2 Turbomeca Bastan VI-C1
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Víctimas de la colisión:Fatalidades: 1
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:10 km (6.3 milles) S of Reading Municipal Airport/Spaatz Field, PA (RDG) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Reading Municipal Airport/Spaatz Field, PA (RDG/KRDG), Estados Unidos de América
The Nord collided with a Cessna 195 aircraft (N4377N) at 4500 feet, 54 seconds after being cleared for a left downwind approach to runway 31. The Cessna was enroute from Lincoln Park, NJ to York, PA when the upper right wingtip was struck by a propeller from the Nord.

Probable Cause:

pilot in command - failed to see and avoid other aircraft
personnel - miscellaneous-personnel: pilot of other aircraft



photo of Nord-262A-27-OY-BKR
accident date: 09-04-1977
type: Nord 262A-27
registration: OY-BKR

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Philadelphia International Airport, PA to Reading Municipal Airport/Spaatz Field, PA as the crow flies is 83 km (52 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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