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Accident description
Last updated: 27 May 2017
Date:Tuesday 6 January 1998
Type:Silhouette image of generic C500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 500 Citation I
Operator:US Motorsports
Registration: N1DK
C/n / msn: 500-0175
First flight: 1974
Total airframe hrs:7124
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-1A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Airport, PA (AGC) (   United States of America)
Crash site elevation: 382 m (1253 feet) amsl
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Akron/Canton Regional Airport, OH (CAK/KCAK), United States of America
Destination airport:Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Airport, PA (AGC/KAGC), United States of America
The airplane landed long, overran runway 10, struck the ILS localizer antenna on the departure end of the runway, and came to rest at the edge of a mobile home park. Speed was excessive on touchdown. Factors were fog and the wet runway.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The failure of the pilot to make a go-around when he failed to achieve a normal touchdown due to excessive speed, and which resulted in an overrun. Factors were the reduced visibility due to fog, and the wet runway. "

Runway excursion



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Distance from Akron/Canton Regional Airport, OH to Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Airport, PA as the crow flies is 141 km (88 miles).

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