Accident Rockwell 1121B Jet Commander N1121F, Tuesday 20 May 1997
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Date:Tuesday 20 May 1997
Time:18:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic JCOM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Rockwell 1121B Jet Commander
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N1121F
MSN: 150
Year of manufacture:1969
Engine model:General Electric CJ610-5
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near La Carbonera -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:El Paso International Airport, TX (ELP/KELP)
Destination airport:Toluca Airport (TLC/MMTO)
Investigating agency: SCT
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
Crashed en route from El Paso, Texas, USA to Toluca, Mexico. The plane had climbed to FL410 to navigate around thunderstorm activity.

Probable cause: "Loss of control of the aircraft during cruise flight, when penetrating into a turbulent zone (cb's), causing an accelerated descent to the ground."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: SCT
Report number: 052/97
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 months
Download report: Final report

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