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Last updated: 28 October 2021
Date:Friday 22 November 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B100 King Air
Operator:Ligon Brothers Manufacturing
Registration: N24169
MSN: BE-38
First flight:
Total airframe hrs:4298
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-6-252
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Romeo, MI (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Columbus (unknown airport), OH, United States of America
Destination airport:Romeo State Airport, MI, United States of America
The accident airplane collided with trees and terrain after being cleared for a nonprecision instrument approach. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed. The minimum descent altitude for the approach profile from an intermediate intersection to the missed approach point is 1,460 feet. The elevation of destination airport is 745 feet. The elevation of the accident site is 880 feet.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot in command's improper inflight decision and the minimum descent altitude disregarded during an instrument approach."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Accident number: CHI92FA032
Download report: Summary report



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