Vliegtuigongeval op 05 JUL 2021 met IAI 1124A Westwind II N790JR - Treasure Cay Airport (TCB)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:maandag 5 juli 2021
Tijd:15:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic WW24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IAI 1124A Westwind II
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Transenergie Inc
Registratie: N790JR
Constructienummer: 424
Bouwjaar: 1984
Motoren: 2 Garrett TFE731-3-3C
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Treasure Cay Airport (TCB) (   Bahamas)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Privévlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Treasure Cay Airport (TCB/MYAT), Bahamas
Vliegveld van aankomst:Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS/MYNN), Bahamas
Beschrijving:
IAI 1124A Westwind II N790JR was destroyed when it impacted the ground shortly after takeoff from Treasure Cay Airport (TCB/MYAT), Abaco, Bahamas. A post crash fire occurred. The two occupants were fatally injured.
The aircraft had arrived at Treasure Cay Airport on 2nd July, 2021 with two pilots and three passengers. The crew stated that they were apprehended by immigration authorities for unknown reason(s) on July 4, 2021 and detained. One day later, two pilots filed a flight plan for Nassau. On a customs form, the flight crew entered a different destination: Marsh Harbor.
A witness recalled that both pilots were sitting in the aircraft for about 40 mins before starting both engines and proceeding to runway 32 for departure. The aircraft struggled to get off the ground. The aircraft used the entire runway and ended in bushes approximately 2,000 feet beyond the end of the usable runway after hitting several trees. Treasure Cay Airport has a single 2134 m long asphalt runway.
The owner of the aircraft reported that the aircraft was stolen.

Probable Cause:

The AAIA has classified the accident as a controlled flight into terrain (CFIT) and determined the probable cause of the CFIT accident is due to the failure of the aircraft to climb (perform) as required.
Contributing factors which resulted in the failure of the aircraft to perform as required includes;
- Failure of the crew to configure the aircraft for the proper takeoff segment
- Crew unfamiliarity with the aircraft systems

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AAIA Bahamas
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 28 days ()
Accident number: AO21-022
Download report: Final 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 Treasure Cay Airport en Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport bedraagt 189 km (118 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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IAI 1124

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  • 27e ongeval
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