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Accident
Last updated: 11 December 2017
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Montag 2 Juni 2014
Zeit:23:50
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA226-AT Merlin IV
Fluggesellschaft:McNeely Charter Service
Kennzeichen: N120SC
Werknummer: AT-067
Baujahr: 1978
Betriebsstunden:25903
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Dayton-Mark Anton Airport, TN (2A0) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Unbekannt
Flug von:Laredo International Airport, TX (LRD/KLRD), USA
Flug nach:Dayton-Mark Anton Airport, TN, USA
Unfallbericht:
Approximately five miles from the destination airport, the pilot conducted the before landing checklist and thought he had extended the landing gear. He continued the landing approach, and the airplane touched down with the landing gear retracted, resulting in substantial damage to the wing spar. The pilot did not report any mechanical anomalies that would have precluded normal operation prior to the accident.

Probable Cause:

The pilot's failure to extend the landing gear during the approach, which resulted in a gear-up landing.

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 147 days (5 months)
Accident number: ERA14CA276
Download report: Summary report

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Laredo International Airport, TX to Dayton-Mark Anton Airport, TN as the crow flies is 1623 km (1014 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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