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Last updated: 20 July 2019
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Datum:woensdag 16 januari 1991
Tijd:01:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Muk Air Taxi
Registratie: OY-BZW
Constructienummer: TC-328
Bouwjaar: 1980
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Kobenhavn-Kastrup Airport (CPH) (   Denemarken)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Onbekend
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:København-Kastrup Airport (CPH/EKCH), Denemarken
Beschrijving:
The Metro II was approaching Copenhagen runway 22L when, at 4nm out, the no. 2 engine suffered an uncontained failure. The crew shut down the engine and lowered the gear. The nosegear however, would not extend. Recycling the undercarriage did not help.
The aircraft then made a nose gear-up landing. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair and was stored at Copenhagen; in 2001 the wreck was offered for sale for USD 100,000 by BenAir.

The engine failure was caused by a failure of the turbine assembly retention guide vane. The failure of the engine reduced hydraulic pressure and this combined with a 'sluggish' nose undercarriage uplock prevented the nose undercarriage from extending.

Bronnen:
» World Aircraft Accident Summary - CAP 479 / Airclaims


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photo of Swearingen-SA226-TC-Metro-II-OY-BZW
accident date: 16-01-1991
type: Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II
registration: OY-BZW
photo of Swearingen-SA226-TC-Metro-II-OY-BZW
accident date: 16-01-1991
type: Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II
registration: OY-BZW
 
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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