ASN Aircraft accident Hawker Siddeley HS-125-1A-522 N125E Houston-Hobby Airport, TX (HOU)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Wednesday 29 June 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-125-1A-522
Operator:Erasmus Inc
Registration: N125E
MSN: 25110
First flight: 1966
Total airframe hrs:5283
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Viper 522
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Collision casualties:Fatalities: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Houston-Hobby Airport, TX (HOU) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Houston-William P. Hobby Airport, TX (HOU/KHOU), United States of America
Destination airport:Beaumont-Jefferson County Airport, TX (BPT/KBPT), United States of America
No. 1 engine failure simulated on takeoff. Control was lost, the plane settled with both maingear mounts failing. A fire started and it slid into Grumman American AA-5A N9844U which had stopped short of runway 13R after landing.

Probable Cause:

supervision..inadequate..pilot in command(CFI)
directional control..not maintained..dual student
remedial action..inadequate..pilot in command(CFI)
object..aircraft parked/standing
weather condition..crosswind
lack of total experience in type operation..dual student
overconfidence in aircraft's ability..pilot in command(CFI)



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Distance from Houston-William P. Hobby Airport, TX to Beaumont-Jefferson County Airport, TX as the crow flies is 125 km (78 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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