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Fecha:viernes 1 abril 1983
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 500 Citation I
Operador:Winn Exploration
Registración: N700CW
Numéro de série: 500-0205
Año de Construcción:
Horas Totales de la Célula:3440
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-1
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:5 km (3.1 milles) de Eagle Pass-Winn Airfield, TX (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Corpus Christi International Airport, TX (CRP/KCRP), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Eagle Pass-Winn Airfield, TX, Estados Unidos de América
Descended too low while trying to land at a private ranch landing strip at night. Struck the ground in a left bank, bounced, slid for 663 feet, hit a tree covered canal levee and burned.

Probable Cause:

proper altitude..not maintained..pilot in command
weather evaluation..poor..pilot in command
light condition..dark night
terrain condition..dirt bank/rising embankment
weather condition..obscuration



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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 Corpus Christi International Airport, TX to Eagle Pass-Winn Airfield, TX as the crow flies is 302 km (189 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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