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Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Dienstag 4 Mai 1993
Zeit:22:15
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AT43 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 42-300
Operated by:Simmons Airlines
On behalf of:American Eagle
Kennzeichen: N254AT
Werknummer: 254
Baujahr:
Betriebsstunden:3567
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 41
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 44
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Muskegon Airport, MI (MKG) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL (ORD/KORD), USA
Flug nach:Muskegon Airport, MI (MKG/KMKG), USA
Unfallbericht:
On landing the pitch attitude of the airplane exceeded 10 degrees nose up and the aft fuselage contacted the runway.

Probable Cause:

Probable cause:
The pilot-in-command's misjudging the flare.

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 183 days (6 months)
Accident number: CHI93LA160
Download report: Summary report

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL to Muskegon Airport, MI as the crow flies is 189 km (118 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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