Accident description
Last updated: 19 April 2014
Status:Final
Date:Thursday 12 January 1989
Time:04:45
Type:Hawker Siddeley HS-748-215 Srs. 2A
Operator:Bradley Air Services
Registration: C-GDOV
C/n / msn: 1582
First flight: 1966
Total airframe hrs:35817
Engines: 2 Rolls Royce 534-7 Dart
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 2 km N of Dayton-James Cox Dayton International Airport, OH (DAY) (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Dayton-James Cox Dayton International Airport, OH (DAY/KDAY), United States of America
Destination airport:Montreal-Dorval International Airport, QC (YUL/CYUL), Canada
Narrative:
The aircraft climbed to 1300 feet, turned right and descended into the ground after take-off from runway 24R. The aircraft became airborne again and continued 0,75 mile where it collided with trees. During several training flights and two check flights, the co-pilot demonstrated difficulty with instrument flight due to disorientation, narrow focus of attention, or lack of instrument scan especially during high workload.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Improper IFR procedure by the first officer (co-pilot) during takeoff, his lack of instrument scan (improper use of flight/navigation instruments), his failure to maintain a positive rate of climb or to identify the resultant descent, and the captain's inadequate supervision of the flight. Contributing factors were: dark night, low ceiling, drizzle, the first officer's lack of total experience in the type of operation, and possible spatial disorientation of the first officer. "

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 2/91 (#14)
» NTSB


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Distance from Dayton-James Cox Dayton International Airport, OH to Montreal-Dorval International Airport, QC as the crow flies is 1048 km (655 miles).

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