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Datum:maandag 27 februari 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic C550 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna S550 Citation S/II
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:NYNEX Corp
Registratie: N29X
Constructienummer: S550-0096
Aantal vlieguren:703
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-4B
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Poughkeepsie, NY (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:White Plains-Westchester County Airport, NY (HPN/KHPN), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Poughkeepsie-Dutchess County Airport, NY (POU/KPOU), Verenigde Staten
Landed long and bounced following a high approach. No response noted upon brake and thrust reverser selection. A go around was attempted, but the engines did not respond. The Citation settled beyond the runway and crashed on rough terrain.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's improper use of the powerplant controls, which resulted in actuation (tripping) of the reverse load limiters on the thrust reversers and subsequent reduction of available power in both engines. Factors related to the accident were: the pilot's misjudgement of distance, excessive airspeed, and improper flare during the landing."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 7 months
Accident number: NYC89FA092
Download report: Summary report
Language: English



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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 White Plains-Westchester County Airport, NY en Poughkeepsie-Dutchess County Airport, NY bedraagt 64 km (40 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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