NTSB Identification: DCA11PA075
14 CFR Public Use
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 18, 2011 in Point Mugu, CA
Aircraft: BOEING 707-321B, registration: N707AR
Injuries: 3 Minor.
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On May 18, 2011, at 1727 Pacific daylight time, an experimental Boeing 707-321B, N707AR, operated by Omega Aerial Refueling Services, Inc. on a contract to the US Navy, collided with terrain during takeoff from Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, California. The airline transport pilot captain, commercial pilot first officer, and flight engineer sustained minor injuries. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the wings, fuselage, and empennage from impact forces and post crash fire. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight plan had been filed.
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