ASN Aircraft accident Hawker Siddeley HS-125-1A-522 N3MF Taos Airport, NM (TSM)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Friday 26 January 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-125-1A-522
Operator:Big 6 General Partnership
Registration: N3MF
MSN: 25093
First flight: 1966
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Taos Airport, NM (TSM) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Bartlesville Airport, OK (BVO/KBVO), United States of America
Destination airport:Taos Airport, NM (TSM/KSKX), United States of America
Ran off runway 04 on landing and collided with a snow bank.

Probable Cause:

pilot in command - improper level off
pilot in command - failed to maintain directional control
miscellaneous acts,conditions - overload failure

Runway excursion



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Distance from Bartlesville Airport, OK to Taos Airport, NM as the crow flies is 857 km (536 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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