Descripción del Accidente ASN 17 DEC 1987 Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II N23AZ - Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD)
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:jueves 17 diciembre 1987
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II
Registración: N23AZ
Numéro de série: TC-260
Año de Construcción: 1978
Horas Totales de la Célula:12820
Motores: 2 Garrett TPE331-10UA-5
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD/KIAD), Estados Unidos de América
A forced landing in a field was made after both engines failed in icing conditions. The left gear collapsed.

Probable Cause:

"In-flight planning/decision ..Improper ..Pilot in command
Anti-ice/deice system ..Not used ..Pilot in command
Inadequate initial training ..Check pilot
Inadequate certification/approval - Airman ..Company/operator management"

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 293 days (10 months)
Accident number: BFO88FA010
Download report: Summary report

» ICAO Adrep Summary 5/89 (#190)


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Distance from Newark International Airport, NJ to Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC as the crow flies is 339 km (212 miles).

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