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Last updated: 20 June 2019
Estado:Final
Fecha:sábado 27 agosto 1983
Hora:20:03
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II
Operador:Scheduled Skyways
Registración: N503SS
Numéro de série: TC-229E
Año de Construcción: 1977
Motores: 2 Garrett TPE331
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Hot Springs-Memorial Field, AR (HOT) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Carreteando (TXI)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Hot Springs-Memorial Field, AR (HOT/KHOT), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Little Rock National Airport, AR (LIT/KLIT), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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"

Fuentes:
» 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).

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