Accident
Last updated: 26 October 2014
Estado:Final
Fecha:lunes 19 noviembre 1984
Hora:20:59
Tipo:Embraer 110P1 Bandeirante
Operador:Euroair
Registración: G-HGGS
Numéro de série: 110294
Año de Construcción: 1980
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 9 km S of Inverness Airport (INV) (   Reino Unido) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Inverness Airport (INV/EGPE), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Edinburgh-Turnhouse Airport (EDI/EGPH), Reino Unido
Descripción:
The Euroair night time mail flight was cleared for a runway 24 departure from Inverness Airport (INV), Scotland, followed by a left turn onto track and continue direct to Edinburgh at FL95.
The aircraft took off at 20:55 returned over the field to follow the 175deg. radial of the Inverness VOR and continued below the cloud base. The aircraft soon impacted a hill and broke up. A post-impact fire erupted and the pilot was killed.
The accident happened near Saddle Hill, at an elevation of 1600 feet. Minimum altitude at that point is 4800 feet.


CONCLUSION: "Although various hypotheses could be formulated to fit these flight profiles, there is no evidence which would enable a determination as to the cause of the accident to be made with any degree of certainty."

Fuentes:

Official accident investigation report
investigating agency: Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) - United Kingdom
report status: Final
report number: AAIB Bulletin 3/85
report released:01-MAR-1985
duration of investigation:102 days (3.4 months)
download report: Embraer 110 Bandeirante G-HGGS (AAIB Bulletin 3/85)

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Distance from Inverness Airport to Edinburgh-Turnhouse Airport as the crow flies is 180 km (113 miles).

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