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Accident description
Last updated: 5 December 2016
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Date:Friday 6 March 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic YS11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
NAMC YS-11A-205
Operator:Airborne Express
Registration: N918AX
C/n / msn: 2112
First flight: 1969
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Wilmington-Airborne Airpark, OH (ILN) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Wilmington-Clinton Field, OH (ILN/KILN), United States of America
Destination airport:Wilmington-Clinton Field, OH (ILN/KILN), United States of America
Narrative:
The YS-11 was being used for a training flight. A flapless approach for runway 22 was made, but the crew forgot to lower the gear. The YS-11 landed wheels-up, causing substantial damage.

Sources:
» FAA
» Scramble 157


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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