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Last updated: 25 October 2021
Datum:zaterdag 9 april 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic N262 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Nord 262A-27
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Altair Airlines
Registratie: N7886A
Constructienummer: 47
Bouwjaar: 1968
Motoren: 2 Turbomeca Bastan VI-C1
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Botsingsslachtoffers:slachtoffers: 1
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:10 km (6.3 mijl) S of Reading Municipal Airport/Spaatz Field, PA (RDG) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Reading Municipal Airport/Spaatz Field, PA (RDG/KRDG), Verenigde Staten
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

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 Philadelphia International Airport, PA en Reading Municipal Airport/Spaatz Field, PA bedraagt 83 km (52 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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