ASN Aircraft accident Hawker Siddeley HS-125-3A N900CD Waukegan Memorial Airport, IL (UGN)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Monday 30 May 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-125-3A
Operator:DB Aviation
Registration: N900CD
MSN: 25111
First flight: 1966
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Viper 522
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Waukegan Memorial Airport, IL (UGN) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Chicago-Executive Airport, IL (PWK/KPWK), United States of America
Destination airport:Waukegan Memorial Airport, IL (UGN/KUGN), United States of America
Damaged beyond repair after touching down hard following a high sink rate on finals. A trip manifest container was lodged between the co-pilot's control yoke column and seat frame.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Was the pilot-in-command disregarding the location of the flight manifest container in the cockpit. Factor's associated with the accident were a jammed control column and inadequate procedures for the use and storage of the flight manifest container on the part of company management"

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 260 days (9 months)
Accident number: CHI94LA186
Download report: Summary report



photo of HS-125-3A-C-GKRL
accident date: 30-05-1994
type: Hawker Siddeley HS-125-3A
registration: C-GKRL

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Chicago-Executive Airport, IL to Waukegan Memorial Airport, IL as the crow flies is 34 km (21 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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