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Last updated: 19 January 2022
Datum:donderdag 3 april 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic CL60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-600-1A11 Challenger 600
Registratie: C-GCGR-X
Constructienummer: 1001
Bouwjaar: 1978-11-08 (1 year 5 months)
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Mojave, CA (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Manoeuvreren (MNV)
Soort vlucht:Test
Vliegveld van vertrek:Mojave-Kern County Airport, CA (MHV/KMHV), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Mojave-Kern County Airport, CA (MHV/KMHV), Verenigde Staten
A non-scheduled stall was conducted after the scheduled test and AOA increased past maximum of 34 degrees. Control was lost and the spin chute was deployed. The chute could not be jettisoned and the crew members bailed out. The pilot's chute failed to deploy.

Probable Cause:

instruments/equipment and accessories - flight and navigation instruments: angle of attack indicator
miscellaneous acts,conditions - binding
systems - hydraulic system: seals
miscellaneous acts,conditions - deteriorated
systems - other systems: other


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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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