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Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:dimanche 28 novembre 2004
Heure:09:55
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic CL60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-600-2A12 Challenger 601
Opérant pour:Global Aviation
Loué à :Hop-A-Jet Inc
Immatriculation: N873G
Numéro de série: 3009
Année de Fabrication: 1983
Heures de vol:14317
Cycles:8911
Moteurs: 2 General Electric CF34-3A2
Equipage:victimes: 2 / à bord: 3
Passagers:victimes: 1 / à bord: 3
Total:victimes: 3 / à bord: 6
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Montrose County Airport, CO (MTJ) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: Au décollage (TOF)
Nature:Charter National
Aéroport de départ:Montrose County Airport, CO (MTJ/KMTJ), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:South Bend Regional, IN (SBN/KSBN), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Numéro de vol: 73
Détails:
The airplane arrived at Montrose around 09:00 and dropped off one passenger. The airplane remained parked for approximately 50 minutes until the crew received their IFR clearance at 09:55. The airplane taxied out to runway 31. After rotation the airplane reportedly yawed to the right. The airplane impacted terrain to the right of runway and slid approximately 1,400 feet, through the airport perimeter fence, across a road and through an adjacent fence. The airplane came to rest within 200 feet of a dairy farm. Weather at the time of the accident was reported as winds calm, visibility 1 1/4 statute miles, light snow and mist, sky condition few 500 feet agl, overcast 900 feet agl, temperature -01 degrees Celsius (C), dewpoint -02 C, altimeter 29.67 inches.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The National Transportation Safety Board concludes that the probable cause of this accident was the flight crew’s failure to ensure that the airplane’s wings were free of ice or snow contamination that accumulated while the airplane was on the ground, which resulted in an attempted takeoff with upper wing contamination that induced the subsequent stall and collision with the ground. A factor contributing to the accident was the pilots’ lack of experience flying during winter weather conditions."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Accident number: NTSB AAB-06-03
Download report: Final report

Sources:
» SKYbrary 
» AP
» NTSB


Opérations de secours

NTSB issued 3 Safety Recommendations

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Photos

photo of Canadair-Challenger-601-N873G
accident date: 28-11-2004
type: Canadair Challenger 601
registration: N873G
photo of Canadair-Challenger-601-N873G
accident date: 28-11-2004
type: Canadair Challenger 601
registration: N873G
photo of Canadair-Challenger-601-N373G
accident date: 28-11-2004
type: Canadair Challenger 601
registration: N373G
 

Plan
Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Montrose County Airport, CO et South Bend Regional, IN est de 1851 km (1157 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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