Crash-aerien 10 DEC 2021 d'un Swearingen SA-226AT Merlin IV N54GP - Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, NH (MHT)
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Statuts:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:vendredi 10 dcembre 2021
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA-226AT Merlin IV
Compagnie:Castle Aviation
Immatriculation: N54GP
Numéro de série: AT-034
Année de Fabrication: 1975
Equipage:victimes: 1 / à bord: 1
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 1 / à bord: 1
Dégats de l'appareil: Détruit
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:0,6 km (0.4 milles) SW of Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, NH (MHT) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Aéroport de départ:Caldwell Wright Airport, NJ (CDW/KCDW), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, NH (MHT/KMHT), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Numéro de vol:CSJ921
Castle Aviation flight CSJ921, a Swearingen SA-226AT Merlin IV, N54GP, was destroyed when it crashed into the bank of the Merimack River, about 600 m short of the threshold of runway 6 at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, NH (MHT), New Hampshire, USA. The sole pilot onboard was fatally injured.
The airplane was on the ILS approach to runway 6 at Manchester Boston Regional Airport in darkness. During the approach, the pilot reported an engine failure at 23:30:42 but did not specify which engine. The aircraft crashed nine seconds later.

Examination of the propellers showed that the propeller blades from the no.1 (left) engine did not exhibit rotational damage. The right propeller blades appeared to be at or near the feathered position.
This might indicate that both engines had failed, or that the wrong prop was being feathered.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: ERA22FA086
Download report: Preliminary report

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METAR Weather report:
04:21 UTC / 23:21 local time:
SPECI KMHT 110421Z 00000KT 10SM BKN017 OVC075 M02/M05 A3016
time 0421Z, wind calm, visibility 10 statute miles, broken 1,700, overcast 7,500


photo of Swearingen-SA-226AT-Merlin-IV-N54GP
accident date: 10-12-2021
type: Swearingen SA-226AT Merlin IV
registration: N54GP

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line is connecting ADS-B datapoints from AX.
La distance entre Caldwell Wright Airport, NJ et Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, NH est de 326 km (204 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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