Date & Time: Oct 14, 2004 at 2215 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N8396A
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Ferry
Survivors:
No
Site:
City
Schedule:
Little Rock-Minneapolis
MSN:
7396
YOM:
2000
Flight number:
NW3701
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Captain / Total flying hours:
6900
Captain / Total hours on type:
973
Copilot / Total flying hours:
761
Copilot / Total hours on type:
222
Aircraft flight hours:
10168
Aircraft flight cycles:
9613
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a night ferry flight from Little Rock, Arkansas, to Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota. After level off, the aircraft plunged in a residential area in Jefferson City. Nobody was injured on the ground but both pilots were killed. Crew lost control due to successive errors on climb and level off.