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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Datum:donderdag 4 augustus 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A100 King Air
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Westchester Air
Registratie: N7GA
Constructienummer: B-119
Bouwjaar: 1972
Aantal vlieguren:10426
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-28
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:1,6 km (1 mijl) S of North Adams-Harriman-and-West Airport, MA) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:North Adams-Harriman-and-West Airport, MA (KAQW), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:White Plains-Westchester County Airport, NY (HPN/KHPN), Verenigde Staten
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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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 North Adams-Harriman-and-West Airport, MA en White Plains-Westchester County Airport, NY bedraagt 185 km (116 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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