Accident
Last updated: 21 November 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Dienstag 12 Januar 1971
Zeit:18:20
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BE99 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 99A
Fluggesellschaft:Rio Airways
Kennzeichen: N12RA
Werknummer: U-131
Baujahr: 1969
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 13
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 15
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Killeen, TX (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Dallas-Love Field, TX (DAL/KDAL), USA
Flug nach:Killeen Municipal Airport, TX (ILE), USA
Unfallbericht:
The Beech 99A descended into the ground while on final approach to Killeen. Weather was below minima; visibility 3/4 mile or less, fog, 200 feet ceiling.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - improper IFR operation
FACTORS:
weather - low ceiling
weather - fog
weather briefing - briefed by flight service personnel, by phone
weather forecast - forecast substantially correct

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


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Distance from Dallas-Love Field, TX to Killeen Municipal Airport, TX as the crow flies is 210 km (131 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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