Provincetown - Boston Airlines Flight 1039

Provincetown - Boston Airlines Flight 1039Thursday December 6, 1984
After taking off, the aircraft went into a steep dive, crashed and burned 7,800 ft. beyond the departure end of the runway. Malfunction of the elevator control system or elevator trim system. The reaction of the flight crew to correct the pitch control problem overstressed the left elevator control rod, which resulted in asymmetrical elevator deflection and overstress failure of the horizontal stabilizer attachment structure.

Crash Details

DateThursday December 6, 1984
LocationJacksonville, Florida
Passengers11
Crew2
Fatalities13
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeEmbraer 110P1 Bandeirante
OperatorProvincetown - Boston Airlines
RegistrationN96PB
Flight OriginJacksonville
Flight Destination Tampa
Jacksonville, Florida
Provincetown - Boston Airlines
Embraer 110P1 Bandeirante
1984