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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:jeudi 4 août 1994
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic BE10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A100 King Air
Compagnie:Westchester Air
Immatriculation: N7GA
Numéro de série: B-119
Année de Fabrication: 1972
Heures de vol:10426
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-28
Equipage:victimes: 1 / à bord: 1
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 1 / à bord: 1
Dégats de l'appareil: Détruit
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:1,6 km (1 milles) S of North Adams-Harriman-and-West Airport, MA) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: Inconnu (UNK)
Aéroport de départ:North Adams-Harriman-and-West Airport, MA (KAQW), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:White Plains-Westchester County Airport, NY (HPN/KHPN), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
A Beechcraft A100 King Air, N7GA, registered to Westchester Air Inc., collided with the ground after takeoff from North Adams-Harriman-and-West Airport, MA. The airplane was destroyed, and the pilot was fatally injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and an IFR flight plan had been filed.

Several witnesses saw the airplane, after take off, flying to the left of the runway centerline, at a low altitude, and at a slow speed. The airplane was seen turning left prior to striking the ground with the left wing.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's failure to maintain minimum control speed after an undetermined loss of engine power, which resulted in an inadvertent stall at too low of an altitude to allow recovery."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Accident number: NYC94FA148
Download report: Summary report



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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre North Adams-Harriman-and-West Airport, MA et White Plains-Westchester County Airport, NY est de 185 km (116 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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