Unfallbericht:The pilot failed to maintain visual reference with the runway during a landing, resulting in a loss of directional control. Factors were the heavy rain and the lack of runway centerline lights.
|Datum:||Montag 1 Juli 1991|
|Triebwerk:|| 2 General Electric CJ610-6|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2 |
|Sachschaden:|| schwer beschädigt|
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||Columbus-Port Columbus International Airport, OH (CMH) (USA)
|Flugphase:|| Landung (LDG)|
|Flug von:||Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL), USA|
|Flug nach:||Columbus-Port Columbus International Airport, OH (CMH/KCMH), USA|
PROBABLE CAUSE: "The failure of the pilot to maintain visual reference with the runway during a landing, which resulted in a loss of directional control. Also causal to the accident was the pilot's failure to initiate a go-around, after he lost sight of the runway during the touchdown. Factors related to the accident were the heavy rain and the lack of runway centerline lights."
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Distance from Philadelphia International Airport, PA to Columbus-Port Columbus International Airport, OH as the crow flies is 648 km (405 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.