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Last updated: 24 September 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:maandag 1 juli 1968
Tijd:17:12
Type:Silhouette image of generic JCOM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rockwell 1121 Jet Commander
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Kansas City Life Insurance
Registratie: N196KC
Constructienummer: 68
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 6
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Fayetteville Municipal Airport (Drake Field), AR (FYV) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Zaken
Vliegveld van vertrek:Dallas (unknown airport), TX, Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Kansas City Downtown Municipal Airport, MO (MKC/KMKC), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
Both engines flamed out in icing conditions at FL410 en route Dallas-Kansas City. Engines not restarted on emergency descent. Impacted the ground short of runway 34.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - improper operation of powerplant & powerplant controls
miscellaneous acts, conditions - anti-icing/deicing equipment-improper operation of/or failed to use
miscellaneous acts, conditions - ice-engine
miscellaneous acts, conditions - failure of two or more engines
miscellaneous acts, conditions - improper emergency procedures
weather - icing conditions-includes sleet,freezing rain,etc.
FACTOR(S)
pilot in command - lack of familiarity with aircraft
complete power loss - complete engine failure/flameout-2 engines
weather briefing - other
weather forecast - forecast substantially correct
emergency circumstances - forced landing off airport on land

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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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