Narrative:Sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Olbia.
|Date:||Wednesday 13 January 1999|
Swearingen SA226-AT Merlin IV
|Operator:||Besit Servizi Aerei|
|C/n / msn:|| AT-035|
|First flight:|| 1975|
|Engines:|| 2 Garrett TPE331-3U|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Olbia-Costa Smeralda Airport (OLB) (Italy)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||Olbia-Costa Smeralda Airport (OLB/LIEO), Italy|
Since two Merlin IV aircraft of the same company were reportedly involved in landing accidents at Olbia on January 13 (I-NARC) and January 14 (I-NARB), there is some doubt whether this was in fact just one and the same occurrence.
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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.