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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Sunday 22 February 1976
Time:15:04
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLF2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-1159 Gulfstream II
Operator:Fabergé Inc.
Registration: N397F
C/n / msn: 72
First flight: 1969
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Burlington International Airport, VT (BTV) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), United States of America
Destination airport:Burlington International Airport, VT (BTV/KBTV), United States of America
Narrative:
Cartwheeled when the right wing struck the runway on landing. Improper operation of the flight controls.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - improper operation of flight controls
FACTOR(S):
weather - unfavorable wind conditions
weather briefing - briefing received-method unknown
weather forecast - forecast substantially correct

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Newark International Airport, NJ to Burlington International Airport, VT as the crow flies is 425 km (266 miles).

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