Accident
Last updated: 29 July 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Freitag 4 Mai 1990
Zeit:07:31
Flugzeugtyp:GAF Nomad N.24A
Fluggesellschaft:Tar Heel Aviation
Kennzeichen: N418NE
Werknummer: 89
Baujahr: 1979
Betriebsstunden:3590
Triebwerk: 2 Allison 250-B17C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC (ILM) (   USA) show on map
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Raleigh/Durham Airport, NC (RDU/KRDU), USA
Flug nach:Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC (ILM/KILM), USA
Unfallbericht:
An attempt to land at New Hanover's runway 16 was aborted and the crew tried to carry out a runway 34 approach on the second attempt to land. The Nomad struck approach lights, crashed and turned over on the runway.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's failure to maintain sufficient altitude during a circling maneuver for landing. Factors related to the accident were: weather conditions below minimums for a circling approach, and failure of the pilot to follow IFR procedures."

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


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Distance from Raleigh/Durham Airport, NC to Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC as the crow flies is 195 km (122 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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