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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Wednesday 7 March 1973
Time:06:59
Type:Silhouette image of generic SBR1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American Sabreliner 40
Operator:Ziegler Inc
Registration: N9503Z
C/n / msn: 282-10
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Blaine, MN (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, MN (MSP/KMSP), United States of America
Destination airport:Hibbing-Chisholm Airport, MN (HIB/KHIB), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed following uncontrolled descent from cruise altitude; destroyed by fire.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Undetermined."

Classification:
Cause undetermined
Loss of control

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, MN to Hibbing-Chisholm Airport, MN as the crow flies is 278 km (174 miles).

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