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Last updated: 23 January 2022
Fecha:jueves 27 febrero 1986
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic FA10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Falcon 10
Operador:Seneca Sawmill Co
Registración: N821LG
Numéro de série: 170
Año de Construcción: 1980
Horas Totales de la Célula:1447
Motores: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-1C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Coatesville-Chestercounty Carlson Airport, PA (CTH) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Lexington-Blue Grass Airport, KY (LEX/KLEX), Estados Unidos de América
Total loss of electrical power forced the crew to divert to Coatesville (CTH). The thrust reverser could not be deployed following the flapless landing and the Falcon overran the runway, hit a wooden beam and a snowbank, then came to rest in a ditch.

Probable Cause:

electrical system,generator..worn
electrical system,generator..failure,total
maintenance..inadequate..other maintenance personnel
light condition..dark night
directional control..not maintained..pilot in command
powerplant controls..improper use of..pilot in command

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 4 months
Accident number: NYC86LA081
Download report: Summary report



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Distance from New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY to Lexington-Blue Grass Airport, KY as the crow flies is 968 km (605 miles).

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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