Vliegtuigongeval op 17 DEC 1987 met Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II N23AZ - Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:donderdag 17 december 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II
Registratie: N23AZ
Constructienummer: TC-260
Bouwjaar: 1978
Aantal vlieguren:12820
Motoren: 2 Garrett TPE331-10UA-5
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD/KIAD), Verenigde Staten
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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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 Newark International Airport, NJ en Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC bedraagt 339 km (212 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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