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Accident description
Last updated: 20 August 2017
Status:Final
Date:Tuesday 25 June 2013
Time:ca 20:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Operator:Tennair
Registration: N92JR
C/n / msn: BB-751
First flight: 1981
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-41
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 0,3 km N of Chicago-Executive Airport, IL (PWK) (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Springfield Robertson County Airport, TN, United States of America
Destination airport:Chicago-Executive Airport, IL (PWK/KPWK), United States of America
Narrative:
A Beechcraft 200 Super King Air turboprop plane, N92JR, sustained substantial damage in a forced landing accident on a road near Chicago-Executive Airport, IL (PWK). The pilot sustained minor injuries.
The airplane originated in Springfield Robertson County Airport, TN were it departed at 18:51. About 20:30, while on approach to Chicago-Executive Airport, the airplane touched down on a road in a residential area north of the airport. It came down on South Wolf Road, some 300 meters north of runway 16. The right wing struck a tree, spinning it around near the intersection of South Wolf Rad and East Hintz roads.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's improper fuel planning and management, which resulted in a loss of engine power due to fuel exhaustion."

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 49 days (2 months)
Accident number: CEN13CA373
Download report: Summary report

Sources:
» Pilot Survives Crash Landing In Wheeling (CBS Chicago)


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Distance from Springfield Robertson County Airport, TN to Chicago-Executive Airport, IL as the crow flies is 622 km (389 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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