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Estado:Final
Fecha:martes 7 abril 1981
Hora:11:36
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic LJ23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 23
Operador:Freedom International
Registración: N400PG
Numéro de série: 23-068
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Menor
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:cerca Cincinnati Municipal Airport, OH (LUK) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Cincinnati Municipal Airport, OH (LUK/KLUK), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Detroit (unknown airport), MI, Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
While climbing through a height of 3800 feet, a Common Loon bird collided with the aircraft, penetrating the windshield. The co-pilot was killed and the captain sustained serious injuries. Debris from the windshield were ingested by the no. 2 engine, which had to be shut down. The pilot returned to the airport for an emergency landing.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES:
miscellaneous - bird collision
miscellaneous - foreign material affecting normal operations
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-1 engine

Fuentes:
» NTSB


Fotos

photo of Learjet-23-N400PG
accident date: 07-04-1981
type: Learjet 23
registration: N400PG
 
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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