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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 8698
Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Date:29-DEC-1970
Time:15:31
Type:Silhouette image of generic C402 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 401A
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N6235Q
MSN: 401A0035
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fort Lauderdale, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Augusta
Destination airport:Fort Lauderdale
Narrative:
Crashed few miles short of runway threshold after encountering turbulence from an ahead Boeing 727 while on final approach to Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
- Cause :
"Loss of control on final approach because the pilot failed to follow the approved procedures. The airplane encountered turbulences approximately 95 seconds behind and below a landing Boeing 727 flight path. The pilot was cautioned by tower about wake turbulences."

Sources:

NTSB


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
26-Feb-2019 20:51 Captain Adam Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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