Accident MBB HFB-320 Hansa Jet N320MC, Friday 9 March 1973
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Date:Friday 9 March 1973
Time:20:24
Type:Silhouette image of generic HF20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
MBB HFB-320 Hansa Jet
Owner/operator:Golden West Airlines
Registration: N320MC
MSN: 1034
Year of manufacture:1968
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Phoenix-Sky Harbor International Airport, AZ (PHX) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:San Diego International Airport, CA (SAN/KSAN)
Destination airport:Phoenix-Sky Harbor International Airport, AZ (PHX/KPHX)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
Wheels up landing; pilot failed to lower the gear on approach.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - failed to extend landing gear
FACTOR(S):
miscellaneous acts,conditions - checklist-failed to use

Accident investigation:
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: LAX73AL043
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 month
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB

Location

Images:


photo (c) Werner Fischdick; Phoenix-Sky Harbor International Airport, AZ (PHX); 21 August 1973

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