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Last updated: 19 October 2019
Status:Final
Date:Sunday 1 December 1974
Time:20:32
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 100 King Air
Operator:Southern Services
Registration: N50PC
C/n / msn: B-19
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Birmingham Airport, AL (BHM) (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD/KIAD), United States of America
Destination airport:Birmingham Airport, AL (BHM/KBHM), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed when the pilot lost control during a go around at Birmingham Airport, AL (BHM).

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - failed to obtain/maintain flying speed
pilot in command - improper in-flight decisions or planning
miscellaneous acts,conditions - airframe ice
FACTORS:
weather - icing conditions-includes sleet,freezing rain,etc.
miscellaneous acts,conditions - ice-engine

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC to Birmingham Airport, AL as the crow flies is 1018 km (636 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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