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Last updated: 22 October 2021
Datum:Mittwoch 11 Februar 1987
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BE99 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 99 Airliner
Fluggesellschaft:Catskill Airways
Kennzeichen: N699CA
Werknummer: U-114
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Oneonta Municipal Airport, NY (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:New York-La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA/KLGA), USA
Flug nach:Oneonta Municipal Airport, NY, USA
A Beechcraft 99, operated by Catskill Airways, sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Oneonta, NY.
The flight was uneventful until its arrival at Oneonta Municipal Airport. The aircraft landed 10 feet short of runway 24 in one foot of snow. The left main landing gear collapsed, the propeller struck the runway and the aircraft veered off the left side of the runway into a snow bank, collapsing the landing gear.

Probable Cause:

Probable cause:
altitude..misjudged..pilot in command
distance..misjudged..pilot in command
airspeed..misjudged..pilot in command

Contributing Factors:
terrain condition..snow covered
landing gear,main gear..overload
landing gear,nose gear..overload

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 2 months
Accident number: NYC87FA085
Download report: Summary report



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Distance from New York-La Guardia Airport, NY to Oneonta Municipal Airport, NY as the crow flies is 217 km (135 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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