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Last updated: 16 June 2019
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Freitag 8 Januar 1982
Zeit:20:52
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA227-AC Metro III
Fluggesellschaft:Crossair
Kennzeichen: HB-LNB
Werknummer: AC-470
Baujahr: 1981
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 13
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 15
Sachschaden: leicht beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH) (   Schweiz)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Nürnberg Airport (NUE/EDDN), Deutschland
Flug nach:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH), Schweiz
Flugnummer:LX597
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft ran off the left side of runway 14 during landing, damaging the front gear, the front fuselage and propeller. All occupants escaped uninjured.

Probable Cause:

URSACHE:
Der Unfall ist zurückzuführen auf eine Störung im Bugfahrwerksystem, d.h. eine durch
- mangelhafte Konstruktion oder/und
- Fabrikationsmängel oder/und
- Verunreinigungen im Hydrauliksystem
bewirkte unkorrekte Stellung des Betriebsartenventils.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: BFU Switzerlnd
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Accident number: Nr. 1066
Download report: Final report


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Distance from Nürnberg Airport to Zürich-Kloten Airport as the crow flies is 291 km (182 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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