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Last updated: 13 October 2019
Status:Definitief
Datum:donderdag 15 januari 1987
Tijd:12:52 MST
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:SkyWest Airlines
Registratie: N163SW
Constructienummer: TC-327
Bouwjaar: 1980
Motoren: 2 Garrett TPE331-3UW-303G
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Totaal:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 8
Botsingsslachtoffers:slachtoffers: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Kearns, UT (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Pocatello Airport, ID (PIH/KPIH), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Salt Lake City International Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), Verenigde Staten
Vluchtnummer:1834
Beschrijving:
The Metro collided with a Mooney 20 (N6485U) at 7000 feet, while the Metro was on a runway 34 approach. Both airplanes fell to the ground with the wreckage scattered over 2sq miles in a residential area.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Lack of navigational vigilance by the Mooney instructor pilot which led to the authorized intrusion into the Salt Lake City airport radar service area. Contributing to the accident were the absence of a Mode-C transponder on the Mooney airplane and the limitations of the air traffic control system to provide collision protection under the circumstances of this accident."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 2 months
Accident number: NTSB/AAR-88-03
Download report: Final report

Bronnen:
» NTSB/AAR-88/03


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photo of Swearingen-SA226-TC-Metro-II-N163SW
accident date: 15-01-1987
type: Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II
registration: N163SW
photo of Swearingen-SA226-TC-Metro-II-N163SW
accident date: 15-01-1987
type: Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II
registration: N163SW
 

Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Pocatello Airport, ID en Salt Lake City International Airport, UT bedraagt 240 km (150 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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