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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation A-72-220
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Synopsis: IN THE COURSE OF THE INVESTIGATION OF THE SEPTEMBER 24, 1972, ACCIDENT IN SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA, INVOLVING CANADAIR LTD., SABRE MARK 5, N275X, THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD EXAMINED THE PILOT'S PROFICIENCY FOR THE OPERATION, THE CERTIFICATION OF EXPERIMENTAL AIRCRAFT, AND THE ASSOCIATED REGULATORY PROVISIONS. THE AIRPORT'S ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS, WHICH HAD A DIRECT BEARING ON THE CATASTROPHIC CONSEQUENCES OF THIS ACCIDENT, WERE ALSO CONSIDERED.
Recommendation: ESTABLISH PILOT EXPERIENCE, TRANSITION, AND PROFICIENCY STANDARDS APPLICABLE TO THE OPERATION OF ALL HIGH-PERFORMANCE SURPLUS MILITARY AIRCRAFT, RECIPROCATING AS WELL AS TURBINE ENGINE POWERED.
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Action
Mode: Aviation
Location: Sacramento, CA, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: OAK73AP008
Accident Reports: Spectrum Air, Inc., Sabre Mark 5, N275X
Report #: AAR-73-06
Accident Date: 9/24/1972
Issue Date: 12/13/1972
Date Closed: 2/28/1973
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: FAA (Closed - Acceptable Action)
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Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: FAA
Date: 9/1/1975
Response: Closed--acceptable action.

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 1/26/1973
Response: FAA LTR: CONSIDERATION IS BEING GIVEN TO INCLUDE ALL HIGH PERFORMANCE MILITARY SURPLUS AIRCRAFT IN THE RECENTLY ESTABLISHED PILOT COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS. FAA GENERAL NOTICE OF NOVEMBER 9, 1972, REFERS.