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Last updated: 19 September 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:woensdag 3 mei 1967
Tijd:05:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic G73 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-73 Mallard
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Gold Bond Stamp Co.
Registratie: N298GB
Constructienummer: J-58
Bouwjaar: 1951
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Huron-Howes Airport, SD (HON) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Initiële klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Zaken
Vliegveld van vertrek:Huron-Howes Airport, SD (HON/KHON), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The pilot took off with a heavy accumulation of frost on the wings of the aircraft. Temperature at the time was -8°C.
The airplane stalled and crashed immediately after takeoff.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES:
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
miscellaneous acts,conditions - airframe ice
FACTOR:
weather - icing conditions-includes sleet,freezing rain,etc.

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