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Last updated: 22 June 2021
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 13 März 1968
Zeit:07:42
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic FA20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Falcon 20C
Fluggesellschaft:M Air Inc.
Kennzeichen: N1846
Werknummer: 47
Baujahr: 1966
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Parkersburg-Wood County Airport, WV (PKB) (   USA)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Geschäftsflug
Flug von:Dayton Airport, OH (DAY/KDAY), USA
Flug nach:Parkersburg-Wood County Airport, WV (PKB/KPKB), USA
Unfallbericht:
Hit dirt bank during a touch-and-go. The runway was covered with ice and slush.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - delayed in initiating go-around
pilot in command - misjudged distance
FACTOR(S):
airports/airways/facilities - airport conditions: ice/slush on runway

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB
» Charleston Daily Mail March 13,1968


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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 Dayton Airport, OH to Parkersburg-Wood County Airport, WV as the crow flies is 244 km (153 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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