Accident description
Last updated: 23 November 2014
Status:Final
Date:Friday 19 February 1999
Time:21:48
Type:Silhouette image of generic B190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 1900D
Operator:Avanti Air
Registration: D-CBSF
C/n / msn: UE-8
First flight: 1992
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67D
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) (   Germany) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Düsseldorf Airport (DUS/EDDL), Germany
Destination airport:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF), Germany
Narrative:
The Beechcraft landed at Frankfurt runway 25L with its landing gear retracted. The crew did not use the Before Landing checklist and silenced the landing gear warning horn when it sounded.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Der Flugunfall geschah, weil das Fahrwerk zur Landung nicht ausgefahren wurde."

Sources:
» BFU id. 1X001-0/99


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Distance from Düsseldorf Airport to Frankfurt International Airport as the crow flies is 187 km (117 miles).

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