Accident MBB BK 117A-1 N7025L,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36013
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Date:Monday 13 February 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic BK17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
MBB BK 117A-1
Owner/operator:US Jet dba Flight for Life
Registration: N7025L
MSN: 7025
Total airframe hrs:1254 hours
Engine model:LYCOMING LTS-101650B-1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Tyler, TX -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Pittsburg, TX
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Contacted 70ft high tension power cable at night in IMC and deteriorating weather and crashed.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO EXECUTE THE PUBLISHED INADVERTENT IMC PROCEDURES WHEN HE ENCOUNTERED ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS.


Revision history:

24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
07-Feb-2009 10:18 harro Updated
24-Jul-2010 12:37 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source]
20-Aug-2010 02:49 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
20-Nov-2012 03:26 TB Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
24-Apr-2016 19:40 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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