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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Freitag 1 April 1983
Zeit:20:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 500 Citation I
Fluggesellschaft:Winn Exploration
Kennzeichen: N700CW
Werknummer: 500-0205
Baujahr:
Betriebsstunden:3440
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-1
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:5 km (3.1 Meilen) von Eagle Pass-Winn Airfield, TX (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Geschäftsflug
Flug von:Corpus Christi International Airport, TX (CRP/KCRP), USA
Flug nach:Eagle Pass-Winn Airfield, TX, USA
Unfallbericht:
Descended too low while trying to land at a private ranch landing strip at night. Struck the ground in a left bank, bounced, slid for 663 feet, hit a tree covered canal levee and burned.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
proper altitude..not maintained..pilot in command
weather evaluation..poor..pilot in command
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS:
light condition..dark night
terrain condition..dirt bank/rising embankment
weather condition..obscuration

Informationsquelle:
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Corpus Christi International Airport, TX to Eagle Pass-Winn Airfield, TX as the crow flies is 302 km (189 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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