Accident description
Last updated: 25 October 2014
Status:Final
Date:Sunday 31 December 1995
Time:12:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic C550 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 550 Citation II
Operator:Moran Foods, Inc.
Registration: N91MJá
C/n / msn: 550-0101
First flight: 1979
Total airframe hrs:6025
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-4
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 9 km N of Marco Island Airport, FL (MRK) (   United States of America) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Saint Louis-Bi-State Parks Airport, MO (CPS), United States of America
Destination airport:Marco Island Airport, FL (MRK), United States of America
Narrative:
The pilot's disregard for the MDA for a specific segment of the VOR/DME approach to runway 17 at the Marco Island Airport resulted in the inflight collision with a guy wire of an antenna and separation of 8.5 feet of the left wing. Crashed left wing low.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's disregard for the MDA for a specific segment of the VOR/DME approach which resulted in the inflight collision with a guy wire of an antenna and separation of 8.5 feet of the left wing. "

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Saint Louis-Bi-State Parks Airport, MO to Marco Island Airport, FL as the crow flies is 1597 km (998 miles).

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