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Accident
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Status:Definitief
Datum:maandag 16 augustus 1976
Tijd:06:32
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE99 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 99 Airliner
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Bar Harbor Airlines
Registratie: N200WP
Constructienummer: U-3
Bouwjaar: 1968
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:ca 5 km NE Bar Harbor Airport, ME (BHB) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Bangor International Airport, ME (BGR/KBGR), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Bar Harbor Airport, ME (BHB/KBHB), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
Beech 99 N200WP was being ferried from Bangor Airport, ME (BGR) to Bar Harbor Airport, ME (BHB) because the airport had been closed due to fog the day before. On a localizer approach, the airplane struck a 220 feet high hill, Lamoine Ridge. Visibility was 2 miles or less in fog and rain.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
FACTORS:
WEATHER - LOW CEILING
WEATHER - RAIN
WEATHER - FOG
WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT

Bronnen:
» NTSB
» US Register Quarterly, Summer '78


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Bangor International Airport, ME en Bar Harbor Airport, ME bedraagt 54 km (34 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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