ASN Aircraft accident Howard 500 N127LR Key Largo-Port Largo Airport, FL (KYL)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Wednesday 4 January 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Howard 500
Operator:Lonnie Russell Leasing & Rental Inc.
Registration: N127LR
MSN: 500-103
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Key Largo-Port Largo Airport, FL (KYL) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Mobile (unknown airport), AL, United States of America
Destination airport:Key Largo-Port Largo Airport, FL (KYL), United States of America
The aircraft was damaged beyond when it swerved off the runway on landing.

Probable Cause:

pilot in command - failed to maintain directional control
airports/airways/facilities - airport conditions: poorly maintained runway surface

Runway excursion

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