Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Dienstag 19 Januar 1988
Zeit:19:13
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Fluggesellschaft:Mountain Air Cargo
Kennzeichen: N996SA
Werknummer: 159
Baujahr: 1968
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,6 km (1 Meilen) S of Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC (CLT) (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Erie International Airport, PA (ERI/KERI), USA
Flug nach:Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC (CLT/KCLT), USA
Unfallbericht:
Descended below glide path during a runway 36L ILS approach, collided with a tree and struck the ground.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
"IFR procedure .. not followed .. pilot in command
CONTRIBUTING FACTORS:
Weather condition .. below approach/landing minimums"

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 5/89 (#26)
» NTSB


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Distance from Erie International Airport, PA to Charlotte-Douglas Airport, NC as the crow flies is 761 km (476 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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