Incident Gulfstream V-SP (G550) N261PW, Sunday 18 July 2021
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Date:Sunday 18 July 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLF5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Gulfstream V-SP (G550)
Owner/operator:Executive Fliteways
Registration: N261PW
MSN: 5268
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage:
Location:Palm Springs, CA -   United States of America
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Currituck County Regional Airport, NC (KONX)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The airplaneexperienced a faulty oil temperature sensor. The crew reported to ATC that they had a hot engine. ATC interpreted that to mean they had an engine fire. The sensor was replaced and the aircraft returned to service.


Revision history:

29-Jul-2021 07:16 aaronwk Added
17-Nov-2022 14:38 Ken Gray Updated [Narrative]

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