NTSB Identification: LAX95LA063.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, December 28, 1994 in CHUUK ISLAND
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/04/1995
Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas 500, registration: N9128F
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

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THE PILOT AND AN OBSERVER DEPARTED THE SHIP FOR A FISH-SPOTTING MISSION. WHEN THE PILOT DID NOT REPORT HIS POSITION, THE SHIP RETURNED TO THE LAST KNOWN POSITION AND FOUND VARIOUS DEBRIS FROM THE AIRCRAFT. THERE WERE NO DISTRESS RADIO CALLS FROM THE PILOT. THE OPERATOR REPORTED NO KNOWN PROBLEMS WITH THE AIRCRAFT PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. THE WEATHER CONDITIONS WERE GOOD VISIBILITY WITH LIGHT WINDS.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

undetermined.

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