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Last updated: 7 December 2019
Datum:donderdag 22 juni 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A100 King Air
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Tennessee Valley Authority
Registratie: N941K
Constructienummer: B-111
Bouwjaar: 1972
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Muscle Shoals Airport, AL (MSL) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Zaken
Vliegveld van vertrek:Chattanooga Airport, TN (CHA/KCHA), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Muscle Shoals Airport, AL (MSL/KMSL), Verenigde Staten
A Beechcraft A100 King Air, N941K, sustained substantial damage in an accident near Muscle Shoals Airport, AL (MSL). Both pilots and one of the four passengers sustained serious injuries.
The airplane struck the ground short of the runway when the pilot reduced the props instead of the throttles on final approach.

Probable Cause:

pilot in command - failed to obtain/maintain flying speed
pilot in command - improper operation of powerplant & powerplant controls
pilot in command - lack of familiarity with aircraft
weather - fog
miscellaneous acts,conditions - crew coordination-poor



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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Chattanooga Airport, TN en Muscle Shoals Airport, AL bedraagt 220 km (138 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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