Accident description
Last updated: 1 September 2014
Status:Final
Date:Wednesday 13 March 1968
Time:07:42
Type:Silhouette image of generic FA20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Falcon 20C
Operator:M Air Inc.
Registration: N1846
C/n / msn: 47
First flight: 1966
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Parkersburg-Wood County Airport, WV (PKB) (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Parkersburg-Wood County Airport, WV (PKB/KPKB), United States of America
Narrative:
Hit dirt bank during a touch-and-go. The runway was covered with ice and slush.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - delayed in initiating go-around
pilot in command - misjudged distance
FACTOR(S):
airports/airways/facilities - airport conditions: ice/slush on runway

Sources:
» NTSB


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