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Last updated: 26 June 2019
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Samstag 27 August 1983
Zeit:20:03
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II
Fluggesellschaft:Scheduled Skyways
Kennzeichen: N503SS
Werknummer: TC-229E
Baujahr: 1977
Triebwerk: 2 Garrett TPE331
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Hot Springs-Memorial Field, AR (HOT) (   USA)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Hot Springs-Memorial Field, AR (HOT/KHOT), USA
Flug nach:Little Rock National Airport, AR (LIT/KLIT), USA
Unfallbericht:
While taxiing out the altimeter light flickered. The co-pilot pushed in the lights and received a shock. Flames and smoke erupted from behind the instrument panel, spreading along the right side of the cockpit, into the cabin. The aircraft burned out.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
"Fuselage,instrument/electrical panel .. shorted
Fuselage,instrument/electrical panel .. arcing
Electrical system, electric wiring .. arcing
Electrical system, electric wiring .. contamination
Electrical system, electric wiring .. fire
Oxygen system, crew .. burst
Fuselage, instrument/electrical panel .. fire
Fuselage .. Fire"

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB Identification: DCA83AA037


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Distance from Hot Springs-Memorial Field, AR to Little Rock National Airport, AR as the crow flies is 84 km (52 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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